Roma Heroes Avenue

Roma’s living memorial, their Heroes Avenue, consisting of some 93 Queensland Bottle Trees (Brachychiton rupestris), was planted between 1918 to 1920, to honour the service and sacrifice of WW1 soldiers from the district. Each tree was matched with an accompanying, brass name plate.A tree commemorating Lance Corporal Norman Saunders, who was killed in France in 1916 […]

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Eumundi Trees of Tribute

On October 6, 1917, the Eumundi Women’s Recruiting Committee planted six Queensland figs along Main Street (now Memorial Drive) and Gridley Street. With relatives of the fallen, they would add yet another 14 trees over the next two years. In total, 20 trees were planted, each representing a local, whose life was lost in WW1.

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ANZAC Square – Brisbane

ANZAC Square, Queensland’s State War Memorial, is a focal and permanent reminder of those who fought, died and suffered in service of Australia. Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, it was borne from a grieving society, which had given and lost so much during the First World War.  Originally envisaged as solely a WWI

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Toowoomba – 25 RQR Memorial Trees

Three Gallipoli Pines (Pinus brutia) were planted on 25/04/1987 to commemorate the 25 Royal Queensland Regiment’s service in several conflicts. These living memorials are located within the Mothers Memorial Park, adjacent Burstow Street (opposite the intersection with Stirling Street), Toowoomba, Queensland. The 25th/49th Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment (25/49 RQR) is a Reserve light infantry battalion in the Australian Army, based in the

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