WW1

Jamieson Avenue of Honour

A relatively recent living memorial, the Jamieson Avenue of Honour, was officially opened on Monday 14th March, 2022. A Maple Tree is planted for each of the 51 men and women, for their military service and sacrifice. Each tree has an accompanying plaque, listing the respective names of these former pupils of Jamieson Primary School […]

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Wanneroo Memorial Park

Memorial Park, an important landmark in Wanneroo honours the memory of brave servicemen and women through a living memorial. In 2014, Wanneroo Council approved the naming of the pathway leading to the Wanneroo War Memorial from Sinagra Street as the ‘Walk of Remembrance’. This designation pays homage to the dedication and courage displayed by countless

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Inverell’s Kurrajong Parade

The Kurrajongs READ ARTICLE from the Inverell Times, 11th January 1916 – “The Kurrajongs” – Swelling the Ranks On the 12th January 1916, inspired by a broader recruiting march across regional NSW, one hundred and twelve enlistees left Inverell by train, commencing a journey which would eventually take them overseas to fight on the battlefields

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Miners Rest

Arbor Day, 19th July 1917, was celebrated with the planting of 63 trees – Golden Wattles and Golden Cypresses commemorating WW1 soldiers from the district, for their service and sacrifice. A week earlier, a working bee had been held, to clear, fence and prepare this two acre central block in Miners Rest for the planting

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Hillwood Memorial Trees

The Hillwood ‘avenue’ is significant, in that it was the first established, in the Tamar Valley. HILWOOD An interesting ceremony took, place at the Hillwood State School on King’s Birthday, when a roll of honor with a list of twenty names was unveiled by those who had volunteered from Hillwood and Mount Direction or connected

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Mont Albert Avenue of Honour

This WW1 commemorative avenue of nine (9) trees were planted by local citizens of Mont Albert, in Churchill Street, Mont Albert, Victoria. This was in response to Queen Elizabeth’s state tour and as that she was driven down Churchill Street. The trees were established exactly 50 years after the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli to recognize

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Toowoomba ANZAC Avenue

Established in 1919, this double-sided avenue of Camphor Laurel trees (Cinnamomum camphora) commemorates those who served in World War One. The avenue of original memorial trees extends along what is now Anzac Avenue (renamed during WW2), from the intersection with West Street/Russell Street roundabout, south-west to the Hursley Street intersection. When the avenue was being

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Nubeena

The Nubeena was established before 1921 to commemorate WW1. This is located Main Rd Nubeena, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS The plantings commenced at George St. TREE SPECIES Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa)

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Boyanup

The Boyanup was established after WW1 to commemorate WW1. This is located Bridge St Boyanup, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS South side of street. TREE SPECIES oak (Quercus spp.)

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Bagdad

The Bagdad was established 1918 to commemorate WW1. This is located Main Rd (now Swan St) Upper Bagdad, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Tree guards. TREE SPECIES pines (Pinus spp.)

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