The O’Connell Avenue of Honour was established 1926-27 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located O’Connell Rd O’Connell, in New South Wales Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Read more [...]
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Avenues of Honour – A Term to Embrace ALL Living Memorials
The term “Avenues of Honour” immediately conjures a precise image in the mind, of a double-row of sentinel trees, lining either side of a roadway, a street, or a path in a park or garden.
It must be noted the Avenues of Honour project uses the term more broadly, to record details about ALL commemorative trees, be they a solitary specimen (as in a ‘Lone Pine’ planting or the “War Memorial Oak”); or arranged as a single-sided row; or planted as a copse or memorial grove of trees.
Whatever aspect or arrangement they have secured in the landscape, these living memorials signify a common purpose for honouring the lives, the service, the sacrifice and the suffering.
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ON June 30, 1938, a group of Wallaroo residents planted the first of many trees which were to become Swansea Park. They did so with the support of the Wallaroo Council and the Wallaroo RSA. They were m Read more [...]
The Armadale was established 1921 to commemorate WW1. This is located Jull Street Armadale, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Soldiers Memorial Park leading to park centre. TREE Read more [...]
The Keith Avenue of Honour was established During WW2 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Heritage St Keith, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Down the side of Read more [...]
The Kapunda was established to commemorate WW2. This is located Main Rd Kapunda, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS TREE SPECIES Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata)
The Metung was established Circa WW1 to commemorate WW1. This is located Metung, in Victoria Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Tree guards.
The Rockhampton (2) Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Gillender St Rockhampton, in Queensland Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Diggers Park, Botanic Read more [...]
The Mount Barker was established 01/07/1920 to commemorate WW1. This is located Wellington Road Mount Barker, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS