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Australian memorial park

Rue delval, Fromelles, France
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Rue delval, Fromelles, France
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Australian commemoration park for the July 1916 Battle of Fromelles has a splendid bronze statue of the Australian Sergeant Fraser rescuing wounded out of the battlefield and no man's land ( made by sculptor Corlett ). One can overview the battlefield and 300m no...More

Thank conrad57
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

To stand on this battlefield as an Australian was an exceptionally moving experience. Looking around it is only peaceful fields and the occasional farm house. But to think of the horror that men on both sides endured really makes you think as you stand on...More

Thank kylebarratt
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was a quiet memorial to visit after some of the cemeteries and battlefields. As my grandfather was wounded at Fromelles I wonder if there was some hero that helped him off those killing fields and enabled him to survive. It is a beautiful sculpture...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Battle of Fromelles was the Australians first battle on the Western Front of the Great War. It was also one of their bloodiest. The Battle of Fromelles Museum is small but impressive. It describes the fascinating work that was required to excavate and identify...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A visit to this area is sobering. No headstones in V.C. Corner sharpens the imagination when one reads that on the panels are the names of 1294 names, but in the ground under two large white crosses are 410 bodies. So where are the rest?...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 5 August 2016

A site you have to visit when you are in the region of Fromelles. realy impressed by the statue . A lot of other points of interest in the neighborhood. Vc Corner .

Thank Koen R
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

After spending the morning at Bailleul Cemetery Extension visiting Great Uncle George we headed south toward the village of Fromelles in the Somme. We are travelling independently in our motorhome. The local French roads are narrow and it's not unusual to find a tractor travelling...More

Thank Mickpamg
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Beautiful sculpture , only 500 m from the museum commemorating the Australian soldiers. The sculpture is essentially placed where the German front line was and the are remnants of concrete bunkers but not too much to see of that.

Thank Pommieexpat
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Simply - I cried. This is one of the best monuments I have seen. Simple yet portraying the typical Aussie traits of mate ship, and always help your mate. 'Cobber' is everything Aussie

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The sculpture that is situated in the park is known as 'Cobbers' and a replica is also in Melbourne. A soldier is shown carrying his comrade and is based on the Australian soldier Second Lieutenant, Simon Fraser. He was known as being one of the...More

Thank Nanette T
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