Conflict: WW2

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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Belvidere Memorial Grove

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 …

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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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East Launceston Avenue of Honour

The East Launceston Avenue of Honour was established May, 1962 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located High St East Launceston, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Windmill Hill. Council owned park. Double row of trees. Sign at one end pu

Rockingham (2) Avenue of Honour

The Rockingham (2) Avenue of Honour was established 1998 to commemorate WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam.. This Avenue of Honour is located Endevour Dr and Warnbro Sound Ave Port Kennedy, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Double row of trees. A

Albany Avenue of Honour

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

Carnarvon Avenue of Honour

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

Southport Avenue of Honour

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

Oatlands Avenue of Honour

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

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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Stanley Flat Trees of Tribute

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 …

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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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Minnipa Avenue of Honour

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 …

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Chandada Trees of Tribute

The Chandada Trees of Tribute was established on the 16th of August 1940 to commemorate the local people who enlisted in World War Two. This is located Streaky Bay – Poochera Highway at the Inkster Road Intersection, in Chandada, South Australia. The newspaper, The West Coast Sentinel reported that on 16 August 1940 an ‘Arbor …

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Nunji Trees of Tribute, Nunjikompita

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 …

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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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Woodvale War Memorial

The Woodvale War Memorial was established in June 1995, with the planting of 500 native trees, to commemorate the local service men and women who served in World War Two. This memorial is located on Castlegate Way, Yellagonga Regional Park, Woodvale, in Western Australia. The memorial is marked with a plaque.  

Gosnells Avenue of Honour

The Gosnells Avenue of Honour was established 01/10/1995 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Lissiman St Gosnells, in Western Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Along driveway of Amaroo Village McMahom Caring Centre. Double row of tree

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 (1) Avenue of Honour

The Victor Harbor (1) Avenue of Honour was established 1946 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located The Esplanade Victor Harbor, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Soldiers Memorial Reserve. Double row of trees. Avenue complete.

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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Verdun Avenue of Honour

The Verdun Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Onkaparinga Valley Rd Verdun, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Between Grivell Rd and Beaumonts Rd. Double row of trees planted either side of