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THE UNVEILING OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL

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at Villers-Bretonneux by HIS MAJESTY
KING GEORGE VI in the presence of the President of the French Republic broadcast from Villers-Bretonneux
Ten miles east of Amiens is a cemetery of 2,000 graves known as Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery. To reach the Australian War Memorial one ruust pass through this cemetery, and here and there, on a stone, is to be read : 'An Australian Infantryman Known Unto God'.
But whoever he may have been, his name is on the Memorial, which is dedicated to the Australian dead whose graves are unknown. In March, 1918, over 800 Australians fell in this sector, and in April 3,000.
The unveiling of the Memorial will be the final ceremony performed by the King during his visit to France. He will say goodbye to the French President at the Memorial.

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THE UNVEILING OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL

National Programme Daventry, 22 July 1938 13.30






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