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Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

Summit of Mount Clarence, Apex Drive | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Very moving

Such a wonderful place full of history Beautiful scenic views facilites kept up to thw highest... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheena P
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Awe inspiring

Many many steps but worth the walk. The reconstructed memorial to the Desert Mountain Corp was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NonandDave
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Summit of Mount Clarence, Apex Drive | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a wonderful place full of history Beautiful scenic views facilites kept up to thw highest standard Such a moving place to make this a part of any persons to do list when visiting Albany

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many many steps but worth the walk. The reconstructed memorial to the Desert Mountain Corp was incredible. The views from here were beautiful, further up the hill, (more steps) is a fantastic lookout.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tribute to the light horse regiments was reconstructed from casts of the original erected at Port Said and paid for by the soldiers themselves. The annual Anzac Day Dawn Service is held here, and the site is informative and wonderfully maintained. If you walk...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were informed this is a near perfect copy of the original destroyed in Egypt. The beautiful surrounding gave us time to sit and complete. Very well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Shire of Albany should be proud of this memorial site, very impressed with the design and how on the way up the steps, you read some of the writings from those that made the ultimate sacrifice to give us what we have today. A...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To stand back and view this wonderful memorial to those men and their horses that sacrificed their all so that we can enjoy the peace we have today tugs on your heart strings.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lots of stairs to climb to the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, but it was worthwhile of it. There were lots of historical info panels. I liked that. Every few steps, we would stop to read what these soldiers endured. As we were almost...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

History of the statue is both sad and historical. Awesome presence of place. Has an original Lone pine here also. Views here are incredible.

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

My father went to it as a lad, then later took me as a lad. I took my 10 year old , who loved the walk up and down . Was impressed by the monument and view. I’m sure he will take his kids there...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Upon entering Mount Clarence, one cannot help notice the memorial trees planted on both sides of the road. Yes, trees to remember rather than headstones. I cannot imagine a more fitting tribute.

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