South Australia

Victor Harbor Avenue of Honour

The Official opening of the Victor Harbor Avenue of Honour took place on Wednesday 9th November, 2022. Mixed plantings of Gawler Hybrid Bottlebrush (Callistemon ‘Harkness’) and Red Ironbark (Eucalyptus sideroxylon) form an avenue on Pages Road, leading to the Victor Harbor Golf Club. The Avenue of 28 trees is a living memorial, honouring all those […]

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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 ceremony on Friday 22nd August

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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 trees occurred on Friday 1

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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 you help to find out

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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 and supported by the Mylor

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Memorial Avenue, Kapunda

The Memorial Avenue in Kapunda, also called Kidman Avenue, was established in 1944 to commemorate the local people who lost their lives serving in World War Two. This Avenue was planted with Golden Rain Trees (Koelreuteria paniculata) along Clare Road in Kapunda, South Australia. A plaque near the beginning of the Avenue reads: Memorial Avenue

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Kadina Memorial Avenue

The Kadina Memorial Avenue was established in 1984 as a double row of Eucalyptus trees. This Avenue of Honour is located at the corner of Adelaide Road and Thomas Plains Road Kadina, in South Australia. A large stone with plaque states ‘Memorial avenue planted by students of Kadina Memorial High School 1984 to mark the

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Moonta Avenue of Honour

The Moonta Avenue of Honour was established on the 25th of July 1947, with additional planting on the 11th of June 1948, to commemorate the local people who served in World War Two. Originally 24 trees were planted along Blanche Terrace in Moonta: 12 Jacaranda trees were planted in 1947 and 12 Poplar trees planted

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Chandada Trees of Tribute

The western mallee settlements of Chandada, Tootla and Inkster, showed support for their local lads who had enlisted to serve during WW2, by establishing Trees of Tribute on the 16th of August 1940, at Chandada. Further plantings were added in 1941 and 1942.These Eucalypts were planted at the intersection of the east-west, Streaky Bay-Poochera Road

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Alexandra Avenue and Prescott Terrace Avenues of Honour (the Avenues)

Alexandra Avenue and Prescott Terrace Avenues of Honour (the Avenues) were established on Saturday the 19th of July 1919 to commemorate the 600 to 700 soldiers that enlisted in World War One from the Burnside district (SOLDIERS’ MEMORIAL AVENUES. (1919, July 19). The Advertiser, p. 10). The Avenues are located on Alexandra Ave and Prescott Terrace

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Mantung Avenue of Honour

The Mantung Avenue of Honour commemorates the local people from Mantung, Mercunda, and Maggea districts who served their country and is located on the corner of Clark Street and Gordon Street, oppposite the Town Hall. The Avenue was unveiled on the 25th of April 2015. Images: Glenn Williams 04/05/2024 The avenue plantings are a mixture

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