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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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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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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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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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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Victor Harbor Avenue of Honour

The Official opening of the Victor Harbor Avenue of Honour took place on Wednesday 9th November, 2022. Mixed plantings of Gawler Hybrid Bottlebrush (Callistemon ‘Harkness’) and Red Ironbark (Eucalyptus sideroxylon) form an avenue on Pages Road, leading to the Victor Harbor Golf Club. The Avenue of 28 trees is a living memorial, honouring all those

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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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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. <>) Can you help to find out

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Addison Road, Hove

Norfolk Island Pines (Araucaria heterophylla) were the species of choice, in the establishment of the Addison Road, Hove, Trees of Tribute honour avenue for WW2 servicemen from the Glenelg, Brighton and Marion districts.  The trees were presumably planted sometime in late August/early September 1941, after initial arrangements for the planting ceremony on Friday 22nd August

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Goodwood Oval Memorial Trees

Goodwood Oval, previously known as Goodwood Recreation Ground, has had many separate tree-plantings over the years to commemorate soldiers who served in World War One and World War Two. On different occasions, trees were planted by local school children, Druids, and the Forestville Hockey Club. The first planting of memorial trees occurred on Friday 1

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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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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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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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