In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials.

200 Years of Reserve Service

This plaque at City Park, Launceston, commemorates 200 years of service of the Naval, Army and Air Force reserves to Australia.

200 Years of Service: Monument Australia
200 Years of Service: Monument Australia

Soldiers Memorial Avenue

Located at Hobart there 513 trees planted in 1918 and 1919 commemorate local soldiers who died during WWI.

Soldiers Memorial Avenue: Monument Australia
Soldiers Memorial Avenue: Monument Australia

The Peacekeeper

At Anglesea Barracks Memorial Garden, Hobart, this timber sculptureof a soldier rescuing a child is dedicated to those who have lost their lives on peacekeeping and peacemaking operations.

The Peacekeeper: Monument Australia
The Peacekeeper: Monument Australia

Victoria Cross Memorial

Located at the Cenotaph, Hobart, is the Victoria Cross Memorial, dedicated to Tasmania’s 13 Victoria Cross winners and all other Victoria Cross recipients.

Victoria Cross Memorial: Monument Australia
Victoria Cross Memorial: Monument Australia

Wall of Gravestones

Located at Anglesea Barracks Memorial Gardens, Hobart, the Wall of Gravestones is dedicated to those who served in the Pioneer British Army and the Tasmanian Volunteer Army.

Wall of Gravestones: Monument Australia
Wall of Gravestones: Monument Australia

 

More information on Tasmanian War Memorials.

You may also be interested in Northern Territory War Memorials.

Featured image: Hobart Cenotaph – Wikipedia

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