Adelaide* T1* Lone Pine Memorial Back to Search

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Location North Terrace / Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type Gardens - Trees
Description

Pine tree. Located behind the South Australian National War Memorial. A bronze plaque affixed on an angled top cement block

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Plaque:

Insignia of the AIFTHIS PINE IS A SEEDLING RELATED TO THE ORIGINALLONE PINE ON GALLIPOLI AND WAS PLANTED TOCOMMEMORATE THE BRAVE DEEDS AND SACRIFICESOF THE ANZACS

THE BATTLE OF LONE PINE


AT 4.30 A.M. ON AUGUST 6, 1915, AN OFFICER BLEW A WHISTLE AND THE AUSTRALIANS CHARGED FROM THEIR TRENCHES INTO A CLOUD OF SHRAPNEL AND A TORRENT OF BULLETS. SOME FELL BEFORE THEY CLEARED THEIR PARAPETS, OTHERS WITHIN A FEW STRIDES. LONE PINE WAS CAPTURED AND REINFORCED BUT THE A.I.F. LOSSES WERE EXTREMELY HIGH. MORE THAN 2,000 AUSTRALIANS WERE KILLED OR WOUNDED IN THIS SINGLE ENGAGEMENT, MOST OF THEM IN HAND -TO- HAND FIGHTING. HEAVIER THAN ANY OTHER IN WHICH THE AUSTRALIANS WERE TO TAKE PART THROUGHOUT THE GREAT WAR. OF THE NINE VICTORIA CROSSES AWARDED TO AUSTRALIANS ON GALLIPOLI SEVEN WERE WON AT LONE PINE

"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Adelaide City Council.

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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ADAMS, John Albert

Service number 731
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jun 1891

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