Running between Honour Avenue and Berry Street, the Weinholt Street Avenue of Honour is located in Sherwood, a western suburb of the City of Brisbane. Lined with the beautiful, long-lived tree species, Callistemon ‘Dawson River’, native to the local Queensland area, the species has a weeping habit, specifically chosen to represent the tears of the […]
A total of six Pencil Pines or Mediterranean Pines (Cupressus sempervirens) were planted during a special memorial service, on Arbor Day Friday 27th June 1947.Four trees were planted in memory of old scholars who lost their lives in the war, and two planted in honour of airmen who gained decorations. The image was located in
A solitary Royal Poinciana street tree (Delonix regia) is located on the verge outside 9 McKenzie Street, diagonally opposite the Dayboro Crown Hotel, QLD. Image: Glenn Williams, August 2023 Alongside the tree is the Shanela Ladies Fashion store and what was the former JD Barnes Draper & Footwear store. By default and by design, this
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
A plantation of mixed tree species, predominantly Wallangarra White Gum (Eucalyptus scoparia), set in uniform rows to create a memorial grove, was originally established on the 17th April 1994, to honour the sacrifice of Inverell and districts’ servicemen, serving with the 2nd AIF during WW2 and those serving in Vietnam. Images Glenn Williams 16.11.2022 The
On Arbor Day, July 1944, Trees of Tribute were planted alongside the Monteith Institute, in Monteith, South Australia, by the school and institute committee “for all the airmen and soldiers enlisted from the settlement” in World War Two. (“News From Rural Centres” The Advertiser, 22 July 1941, p. 5. <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45015295>) Can you help to find out
Sixteen Aleppo Pines were planted at Belvidere, at the junction of Milang and Langhorne Creek Roads, on Saturday the 1st of July, 1944, in honour of the local men who served in World War Two. The relatives of the men planted the trees and shared afternoon tea in the Belvidere Hall afterwards (“Tree-planting Ceremony at
The War Memorial Site The Mylor War Memorial was originally established to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in WW1 and unveiled on Saturday 25th February 1922. Exhibiting the same post WW1 resolve and community spirit of earlier generations, inspired by the Mylor History Group and supported by the Mylor
The Five Dock Avenue of Honour is known as the Row of Trees Memorial for the Rats of Tobruk. It was established to commemorate the Rats of Tobruk. A row of Hill’s Fig trees are located at the corner of Great North Road and Lyons Road, in Five Dock, New South Wales. The Avenue is
The Veterans Memorial Park was established in 1998 to commemorate the service and sacrifice by Australians during WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam. Bounded by Endeavour Drive, Timaru Close and Warnbro Sound Avenue, Port Kennedy (south of Rockingham) the living memorial . .
The Albany Avenue of Honour was established 22/07/1956 to commemorate WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam.. This Avenue of Honour is located Apex Dr Mt Clarence, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Relocation of original Mount Clarence avenue, Albany
The Carnarvon Avenue of Honour was established 18/11/2001 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located HMAS Sydney Memorial Dr Carnarvon, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Between North West Hwy and Carnarvon Rd. Single row of trees
The Southport Avenue of Honour was established 1931 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Cathkit St Southport, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Hyth School grounds. A small cenotaph on the site gives the names and details of soldier
The Oatlands Avenue of Honour was established 1947 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Main St Oatlands, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Replacement trees planted along High St. TREE SPECIES Original trees unknown. Replacement tr
The Memorial Avenue in Kapunda, also called Kidman Avenue, was established in 1944 to commemorate the local people who lost their lives serving in World War Two. This Avenue was planted with Golden Rain Trees (Koelreuteria paniculata) along Clare Road in Kapunda, South Australia. A plaque near the beginning of the Avenue reads: Memorial Avenue
At 2.30pm on Friday the 30th of August 1940, the Stanley Flat Trees of Tribute were planted to commemorate the local men who served in World War Two. The Avenue was planted with Claret Ash trees and various shrubs, and is located along Stradbrooke Road, Stanley Flat, in South Australia. A working bee was held
The Moonta Avenue of Honour was established on the 25th of July 1947, with additional planting on the 11th of June 1948, to commemorate the local people who served in World War Two. Originally 24 trees were planted along Blanche Terrace in Moonta: 12 Jacaranda trees were planted in 1947 and 12 Poplar trees planted
The Minnipa Avenue of Honour was established on the 20th August 1940 to commemorate the local people who served in World War Two. This is located on Clive Street in Minnipa, South Australia. “Following the planting of a dozen trees in the various streets, a tree presented by Mrs. G. Williams was planted opposite the
The western mallee settlements of Chandada, Tootla and Inkster, showed support for their local lads who had enlisted to serve during WW2, by establishing Trees of Tribute on the 16th of August 1940, at Chandada. Further plantings were added in 1941 and 1942.These Eucalypts were planted at the intersection of the east-west, Streaky Bay-Poochera Road
The Nunji Trees of Tribute was planted on the 16th of August 1941 to commemorate the local soldiers serving in World War Two. This is located Nunji Siding, Nungi Road, Nunjikompita, in South Australia. The following excerpt is from the West Coast Sentinal newspaper, “NUNJI TREES OF TRIBUTE” (12 September 1941, p. 6. <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article168356334>.) NUNJI TREES
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
The Woodvale Memorial Grove was established in June 1995, to commemorate the local service men and women who served in World War Two. Some 500 native trees were planted as part of this ‘Australia Remembers’ project, marking the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. This memorial grove is bounded by the major Ocean
Bounded by Elizabeth Street, Headingly Road and Kalamunda Road, the Memorial Walk is located in Stirk Park, Kalamunda.Avenue of Honour was established in the 1950s, to commemorate the sacrifice of soldiers serving or killed in action during WW1 and WW2.
The Point Walter Avenue of Honour, Bicton, was originally established to commemorate the soldiers who had fallen in World War One. 25 trees, mostly Lemon Scented Gums and Sugar Gums, were planted for 25 fallen soldiers. After roadworks in the 1980s, many of the original plantings were replaced.