Country: Australia

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

In 1918, shortly after the end of WW1, three English Oak (Quercus robur) trees were planted in the grounds of the former Hillwood School to commemorate three former residents who were Killed in Action. The Hillwood ‘avenue’ is significant in that it was the first established in the Tamar Valley. Subsequently, to protect the oak …

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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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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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Samford Avenue of Honour

The Samford Avenue of Honour comprises a 700m walkway, alongside which 20 large hoop pines have been planted, to honour the 20 local servicemen killed in both world wars and the Korean war. Another 80 smaller trees bring the total number of trees to 100, representing the ANZAC centenary.

Soldiers Memorial Avenue

“For every soldier a tree, for every tree a plaque” The Soldier’s Memorial Avenue forms part of the Queens Domain in Hobart Tasmania. It is an Avenue of Honour comprising 520 trees planted in 1918 and 1919 to commemorate soldiers, mainly from Hobart, who died in World War I (the Great War) 1914–1918. Additional trees …

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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

Launceston (2) Avenue of Honour

The Launceston (2) Avenue of Honour was established 26/05/1962 to commemorate WW1 and WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located High St Windmill Hill, East Launceston, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Near Beulagh Gardens. Double row of trees. Light st

Trevallyn Avenue of Honour

The Trevallyn Avenue of Honour was established circa 1950 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located South Esk Rd Trevallyn, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Trevallyn Reserve. Council owned reserve. Double row of trees. TREE SPECIES 9

Lefroy Avenue of Honour

The Lefroy Avenue of Honour was established 24/09/1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Richard St Lefroy, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Single row of trees. TREE SPECIES English Oak (Quercus robur)

Scottsdale

The Scottsdale was established circa 1918 to commemorate WW1. This is located George St Scottsdale, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Tree guards.

Beaconsfield (2) Avenue of Honour

The Beaconsfield (2) Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate Boer War. This Avenue of Honour is located Weld Streetand Grubb St. Beaconsfield, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Main road through Beaconsfield south from Brandy Creek. Double

Clarence Point – Soldiers Memorial Avenue

The Clarence Point – Soldiers Memorial Avenue was established to commemorate WW1. This Soldiers Memorial Avenue is located Sunset Bvd Clarence Point, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Sign marks avenue and names those commemorated.

Bishopsbourne Avenue of Honour

The Bishopsbourne Avenue of Honour was established 01/08/1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Bishopsbourne Rd Bishopsbourne, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Single row of trees. TREE SPECIES Oak (Quercus spp.)

Longford Avenue of Honour

The Longford Avenue of Honour was established 24/08/1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Sections of George, Marlborough, Wellington and Smith Streetand Tannery Rd. Longford, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS The first plantings

Cressy – Soldiers Avenue

The Cressy – Soldiers Avenue was established 27/07/1918 to commemorate WW1. This Soldiers Avenue is located Main Rd Cressy, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Tree guards. TREE SPECIES Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa)

Ouse Avenue of Honour

The Ouse Avenue of Honour was established 01/08/1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Lyell Hwy. Ouse, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS 90km from Hobart. Single row of trees. Tree guards. TREE SPECIES Ash (Fraxinus spp.)

Taranna Avenue of Honour

The Taranna Avenue of Honour was established circa 1920 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located old Main Rd Taranna, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Eastern side of road by Convict Station. Single row of trees. TREE SPECIES Monterey