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ANZAC MEMORIAL

Hyde Park, South
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Locked Bag 53
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Telephone: 02 9267 7668 or 02 8262 2900
Fax: 02 9264 2039
Email: manager@anzacmemorial.nsw.gov.au
Media Enquiries: media@dpc.nsw.gov.au

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The Anzac Memorial Building ABN: 26 397 403 816

On this day
30 April

1860 —HMVS VICTORIA sailed from Melbourne for service in the MAORI War, New Zealand. This was Australia’s first commitment of forces to fight overseas

1915 — HMA Submarine AE2 was sunk by a Turkish warship in the Sea of Marmara, Turkey. 3 Officers and 17 men were taken prisoner. 4 men died as prisoners of war

1918 — Second attack on ES SALT, PALESTINE. Australian, New Zealand and British troops attempted to recapture the village first taken a month before. The battle was lost at a cost of 2500 troops killed, wounded, or taken prisoner

1941 — The last evacuation ship left Greece, bringing the Greek campaign to an end