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ANZAC MEMORIAL

Hyde Park, South
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Locked Bag 53
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Telephone: 02 8262 2900
Email: manager@anzacmemorial.nsw.gov.au
 

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The Anzac Memorial Building ABN: 26 397 403 816

On this day
20 July

1918 — Australian troops participated in an Allied counter-attack against the German Army at MARNE in the Champagne region of France. The German attack was designed to lure Allied troops away from the SOMME further north, and allow a German assault on Flanders

1943 — HMAS HOBART was torpedoed off SAN CHRISTBAL, Solomon Islands.  Seven officers and six sailors were killed in the attack but the ship was able to reach port the next day