Roma Avenue of Heroes

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Place Category: QueenslandPlace Tags: WW1

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    The Roma Avenue of Heroes was established from 1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Heroes is located Station, Wyndham, Hawthorne and Bungil St Roma, in Queensland Australia.

    From Station St, down Wyndham St, up Bungil St past the Ceno

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    * Name (Original Database):


    * Street:

    Streetation, Wyndham, Hawthorne and Bungil Street

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    * Details:

    From Station St, down Wyndham St, up Bungil St past the Cenotaph to RSL Hall and down Arthur St and Hawthorn St to McDowall St.

    * Original Features:

    Double row of trees. Tree guards.

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    * Description and Comments:

    The Roma Town Council planted a memorial avenue of over 100 bottle trees to commemorate each of the local fallen from World War I about 1920 and in 1927 transplanted a specimen with a girth of 8.9 metres from a local property in 1927 to Edwardes Street (o

    * Species:

    Bottle trees (Brachychiton rupestris)

    * Species (modified):

    Bottle trees (Brachychiton rupestris)

    * Signs:

    Avenue is well signposted

    * Plaques:

    All trees are individually dedicated. Plaques are replaced when needed.

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