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The Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier located in the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, capital of Australia. The remains interred here are those of an Australian soldier killed in France during the First World War. Initially buried in the cemetery at Villers-Bretonneux in France, the body was returned to Australia and laid to rest in this tomb on 11 November 1993, the 75th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Villers-Bretonneux became famous as the scene of a counteroffensive by Australian troops in 1918. Photo courtesy of the US Marine Corps/ Sgt. Mallory S. VanderSchans.