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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We stopped at this memorial because our guide suggested it. This was a German stronghold during WW1 and gave the Germans an amazing 360-degree view. It is a tribute to the Tank personal. It was worth the visit because across the road behind the main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

How wonderful to see a memorial to the almost 375,000 horses killed in action and other beautiful animals. There is no sign of the windmill except a small hillock where it stood but what an honour to visit nad pay homage.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed September 22, 2018

There are at least two excellent animals in war memorials that I am aware of. This is not one of them. One is in London, the other, 'Agony' is on the Menin Road in Belgium. Yes there probably should be more - but not here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Visited the Windmill Memorial last week and as with all the places significant in the Australian contributions on the Western Front the actual memorial is understated, peaceful & reverent to our soldiers. As for the obviously unofficial animal memorial next door it mars the Windmill...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

The Windmill is such an important part of the story of Pozieres and the Australian efforts in WW1. To stand there and ponder whilst viewing the land around is an honour, however.... The animal memorial right next to it is a travesty. A lovely idea...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Hard to believe that so many lost their lives over something little more than a slight rise - but so important in the scheme of things.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Part of the Aussie Memorials - it includes the old windmill site and also remembers all the animals who gave the lives for us all, horses and dogs, very sad.

Date of experience: April 2018
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