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    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 [...]

  • Renmark Avenue of Honour

    After public calls for donations towards the cost of palm trees, an avenue of Washingtonia filifera (Cotton Palm) was planted on 11th September 1915, along the banks of the Murray River adjacent to Murray Avenue. “The dual purpose of the tree was to beautify the town and commemorate the brave Read more [...]

  • Maitland

      Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? If so, where is the precise location? What is commemorated? eg. WW1, WW2 etc. Who is commemorated? (if known). CLICK HERE to tell us more.

  • Wallaroo Soldiers’ Memorial Avenue

    The Wallaroo Soldiers’ Memorial Avenue on Alford Road was established on Saturday 5 August 1944. This was located on Alford Road, Wallaroo, in South Australia. In September 1943, Mr H. A. Wellbey gained Council approval for a tree planting scheme, which would be undertaken by the Wallaroo R.S.A. and Fathers’ Read more [...]

  • Hawker

    No useful information available just yet. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? If so, where is the precise location? What is commemorated? eg. WW1, WW2 etc. Who is commemorated? (if known). CLICK HERE to tell us more.

  • Wallaroo Memorial Avenue

    The Wallaroo Memorial Avenue was established circa 1935. Historical information suggests that trees were planted from Jetty Road west continuing along Owen Terrace and Victoria Street to the east. Some of the original trees remain along this route. A renewed Memorial Avenue has since been planted along a disused rail Read more [...]

  • Port MacDonnell

    In 1940 ‘Trees of Tribute’ were planted in Port MacDonnell to commemorate “every man who enlists on active service”. The park was officially opened by the Member for the district, Mr J Fletcher, on September 2 1940 (1940 ‘”TREES OF TRIBUTE” AT PORT MACDONNELL’, Border Watch, 3 September, p. 2.). Read more [...]

  • Stockport

    The Stockport memorial was established in 1920 to commemorate WW1. This is located in Stockport, South Australia, Australia. No further information available just yet. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? If so, where is the precise location? What is commemorated? eg. WW1, WW2 Read more [...]