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The monument was dedicated and presented by the French Government to commemorate those from Port Pirie and Districts who died in service or were killed in action in France during World War One.


Address:Memorial Drive, Memorial Park, Port Pirie, 5540
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.17995
Long: 138.007031
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th March, 2002
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This memorial was officially unveiled by His Excellency Mr Pierre Viaux French Ambassador to Australia who on behalf of the French Government unveiled this memorial in remembrance of the young men from Port Pirie and Districts who gave their lives during the WWI conflict on the battlefields of France.

May the memory of great sacrifices in a common cause keep France and Australia together forever in bonds of friendship and esteem.

Wednesday 13th March 2002

Mayor Port Pirie Regional Council
Mr Ken Madigan

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