All Places in Australia

  • 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 Read more [...]

  • Mylor Avenue of Honour

    This  Avenue of Honour, consisting of 11 Oak trees, was planted in the 1920s in memory of the 11 men from Mylor who gave their lives in the service of Australia in Word War 1. The loss of these fine young men would have had a huge impact on the Read more [...]

  • Yungaburra Avenue of Honour

    The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour in Yungaburra is a living memorial dedicated to the memory of all who served in the fight against terror in Afghanistan and to those brave and selfless Australians who made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of freedom and liberty. The Avenue follows the path of Read more [...]

  • Newton Anzac Avenue

    Established in 1919, this avenue of Camphor Laurel trees commemorates those who served in World War One. When the avenue was being planned there was discussion about planting Australian trees, but Camphor Laurels were chosen for their hardiness. “When the Toowoomba ANZAC Avenue is completed, the work for which is Read more [...]

  • 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 Read more [...]

  • 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 Read more [...]

  • 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 Read more [...]

  • Mount Pleasant School Memorial Trees

    On Friday 30 July 1915, three trees were planted at the Mount Pleasant School by “Mr. Thomson, Mr. Tamblyn (head teacher), and Miss Stibbles (assistant teacher), in memory of two old scholars—Privates A. H. Bax and E. H. Jenzen—and General Birdwood, who were killed with the Australians on the Gallipoli Read more [...]

  • 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 Read more [...]

  • 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 Read more [...]