Conflict: WW1

Swansea Park, Wallaroo

On Saturday July 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 motivated by a desire to convert a dusty patch of land they called Billy Goat Flat into …

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Ceduna Soldiers Memorial Park

Ceduna Soldiers Memorial Park In March 1945 the local Country Women’s Association (CWA) branch discussed planting ‘trees of tribute’ to commemorate the local men and women who served in World War One and World War Two. In 1946 the The Advertiser newspaper reported that 226 trees had been planted by the Ceduna CWA in Tribute …

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Mosman Park Memorial Park

The Mosman Park Memorial Park was established on 25 August 1934 to commemorate the local people who served in World War One. Originally called the Buckland Hill Memorial Park, the park is located on Palmerston Street, Mosman Park, in Western Australia. According to the Western Australian Government, Heritage Council, there is a long history of …

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Armadale

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 SPECIES Liquidambar (Liquidambar styraciflua), Ever

Fremantle Avenue of Honour

The Fremantle Avenue of Honour was established 1931 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located High, Swanbourne and Knutsford St Fremantle, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Monument Hill Memorial Reserve Single row of trees aroun

Alexandra Avenue and Prescott Terrace Avenues of Honour (the Avenues)

Alexandra Avenue and Prescott Terrace Avenues of Honour (the Avenues) were established on Saturday the 19th of July 1919 to commemorate the 600 to 700 soldiers that enlisted in World War One from the Burnside district (SOLDIERS’ MEMORIAL AVENUES. (1919, July 19). The Advertiser, p. 10). The Avenues are located on Alexandra Ave and Prescott Terrace …

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Tea Tree Gully Memorial Drive

The Tea Tree Gully Memorial Drive was opened in January 1950 by Premier Thomas Playford to commemorate the local people who served in World War One and World War Two (“Premier opens Gully memorial” The Mail, 28 January 1950, p. 41). This avenue of honour was planted with a double row of Aleppo Pine trees either …

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Virginia Avenue of Honour

The Virginia Avenue of Honour was established 01/09/1916 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Old Port Wakefield Rd Virginia, in South Australia Australia.

Willunga Memorial Avenue (2)

The Willunga Memorial Avenue (2) was established on 10/09/1915 to commemorate WW1. This is located in St Peter’s Terrace Willunga, in South Australia. FURTHER DETAILS As there were not enough trees available on the previous month’s memorial plantings along St. Andrew’s Terrace, a row of four white cedar trees (Melia azedarach, – obtained from the …

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Willunga Avenue of Honour

The Willunga Avenue of Honour commemorates the centenary of the Gallipoli landing with the planting of 100 trees as a living memorial to local servicemen, servicewomen and their families. It is located on the corner of Victor Harbor and Aldinga roads Willunga, in South Australia. The Avenue of Honour is a plantation of Quercus canariensis …

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Back Valley Avenue of Honour

The Back Valley Avenue of Honour was established in 1945 to commemorate the local men and women who served the country in World War Two. This Avenue of Honour is located on Memory Grove, Back Valley, in South Australia. There were earlier tree plantings in 1918 in Back Valley for local people who lost their …

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Victor Harbor (2) Avenue of Honour

The Victor Harbor (2) Avenue of Honour was established 1917-1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Flinders Pde Victor Harbor, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Soldiers Memorial Gardens. Double row of trees. None TREE SPE

Port Elliot Soldiers Memorial Trees

The Port Elliot Soldiers Memorial Trees were planted on 22nd June 1918 with twelve Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterophylla) to commemorate the local people who served in World War One. Later memorial trees were planted for the local people who served in World War Two, Korea and Vietnam. This is located in the Soldiers Memorial …

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Mount Pleasant Memorial Avenue

The Mount Pleasant Memorial Avenue was established in 1934 to commemorate the local soldiers who lost their lives in World War One. The Avenue was planted with 12 Cypress Pine (Callitris spp.) donated by Dr Cowling in memory of the the local soldiers of the district who lost their lives during World War One. In …

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Tailem Bend

The Tailem Bend was established 2016 to commemorate WW1. This is located Railway Terrace Tailem Bend, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS

Soldiers Memorial Park, Keith

Soldiers Memorial Park was originally established in 1916 to plant trees in memory of those who served in World War One. Trees were also planted in 1918. Additional trees were planted at a later date in memory of those who served in World War Two. This Avenue of Honour is located along Heritage Street and …

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Plympton Avenue of Honour

The Plympton Avenue of Honour was planted with Claret Ash trees to commemorate World War One. This is located along Anzac Highway (between Richmond Road and Tapleys Hill Road), in Plympton, South Australia. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? Who is commemorated? (if known). CLICK HERE to tell …

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Urrbrae Avenue of Honour

The Urrbrae Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate World War One. This Avenue of Honour is a single row of Bhutan Cypress trees located in the Urrbrae Agricultural High School grounds, at Cross Road, in Urrbrae, South Australia.In 1951 the trees were transplanted to current location along the internal boundary fence to the school …

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Rockhampton (2) Avenue of Honour

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 Gardens Single row of trees. Plaque in Botanic gardens. Ma

Mount Morgan – Anzac Memorial Trees

The Mount Morgan – Anzac Memorial Trees was established to commemorate WW1. This – Anzac Memorial Trees is located Morgan St Mount Morgan, in Queensland Australia. FURTHER DETAILS ANZAC Park

Hampden

The Hampden was established circa 1919 to commemorate WW1. This is located Bruce Hwy Hampden, in Queensland Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Hampden State Primary School grounds. Soldiers are named on an honour board. TREE SPECIES Weeping fig (Ficus ben