WW2

Weinholt Street Avenue of Honour

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 […]

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Dayboro Jim Barnes Memorial Tree

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

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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 Memorial Grove

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

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Monteith Trees of Tribute

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

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Mylor War Memorial

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

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Memorial Avenue, Kapunda

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

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Moonta Avenue of Honour

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

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Chandada Trees of Tribute

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

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Woodvale Memorial Grove

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

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