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Australian War Memorial in Hyde Park Corner.

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    This is the Memorial to the Australian War Dead of the First and Second World Wars located opposite the Bomber Command Memorial in Hyde Park Corner, London.

    It is a curved structure made from granite from Western Australia with the names of all 102,000 dead. The names of the 47 battles in which Australian servicemen took part are incorporated as are the names of the 23,844 towns in which the soldiers were born.
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    Lest We Forget...

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    Quite touching as I live in Western Australia, I never thought I would see something like this, thank you heaps for posting this.

    Lest We Forget,
    Caleb.

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    If anyone is interested, the granite is Verde Laguna from Jerramungup.

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    How the hell do I miss these threads? This is great Adrian, thanks for posting these pics. Amazing to think the granite is from Jerramungup too, been there many times.

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    I recall the NEWS story when the memorial was opened ~

    Made me proud to be an Aussie ~ again !! ~ STILL ~

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