Tag: WW2

  • 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 [...]

  • Beaconsfield (3)

    The Beaconsfield (3) was established 21/10/2007 to commemorate WW2. This is located Weld St. Beaconsfield, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS RSL Park. Double row of trees. Tree guards. TREE SPECIES Silver Birch (Betula pendula)

  • Carrick Avenue of Honour

    The Carrick Avenue of Honour was established 1946 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Carrick, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Main streets within town. TREE SPECIES elm (Ulmus spp.)

  • Glen Dhu

    The Glen Dhu was established 1946 to commemorate WW2. This is located Glen Dhu, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS In grounds of Glen Dhu School.

  • Woodbridge

    The Woodbridge was established circa 1946 to commemorate WW2. This is located Woodbridge, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Near the corner of Woodbridge Rd and Granquist Rd. Brass tablet marked avenue.

  • Gretna

    The Gretna was established circa 1947 to commemorate WW2. This is located Gretna, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Approach to St Mary’s Church.

  • Snug

    The Snug was established circa 1953 to commemorate WW2. This is located Snug, in Tasmania Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Eastwards from Davis Rd along the reserve to Station Rd. Double row of trees. TREE SPECIES Evergreen trees. Species unknown.

  • 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 [...]

  • Gympie Avenue of Honour

    The Gympie Avenue of Honour was established 1995 to commemorate WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam and other conflicts. This Avenue of Honour is located Gympie, in Queensland Australia. FURTHER DETAILS