State: South Australia

Tea Tree Gully Memorial Drive

The Tea Tree Gully Memorial Drive was opened in January 1950 by Premier Thomas Playford to commemorate the local people who served in World War One and World War Two (“Premier opens Gully memorial” The Mail, 28 January 1950, p. 41). This avenue of honour was planted with a double row of Aleppo Pine trees either …

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Pinnaroo Avenue of Honour

The Pinnaroo Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate the local people who served in World War Two. This Avenue of Honour may be located on Mann Street, Pinnaroo, in South Australia. It is noted that the trees may be in Portion of Section 257 Township of Pinnaroo and forming part of the Soldiers Memorial …

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Virginia Avenue of Honour

The Virginia Avenue of Honour was established 01/09/1916 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Old Port Wakefield Rd Virginia, in South Australia Australia.

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 Clark Street, Mantung, in South Australia. The Avenue was unveiled on the 25th of April 2015.  Each pine tree is dedicated to an individual with a plaque noting their name, service number, …

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Nuriootpa Memorial Avenue

The Nuriootpa Memorial Avenue was originally planted with 36 Carob trees (Ceratonia siliqua) but the date of this planting is unknown. This is located Memorial Ave Nuriootpa, in South Australia Australia. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? Who is commemorated? (if known). CLICK HERE to tell us more. …

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Bridgewater Avenue of Honour

The Bridgewater Avenue of Honour was established in August 1940 to commemorate the local people who served in World War Two. A double row of pine trees was planted along Fielding Road, Bridgewater in South Australia. The newspaper reported that “an avenue of trees was planted in Bridgewater on Saturday last in honor of all …

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Willunga Memorial Avenue (2)

The Willunga Memorial Avenue (2) was established on 10/09/1915 to commemorate WW1. This is located in St Peter’s Terrace Willunga, in South Australia. FURTHER DETAILS As there were not enough trees available on the previous month’s memorial plantings along St. Andrew’s Terrace, a row of four white cedar trees (Melia azedarach, – obtained from the …

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Willunga Avenue of Honour

The Willunga Avenue of Honour commemorates the centenary of the Gallipoli landing with the planting of 100 trees as a living memorial to local servicemen, servicewomen and their families. It is located on the corner of Victor Harbor and Aldinga roads Willunga, in South Australia. The Avenue of Honour is a plantation of Quercus canariensis …

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Back Valley Avenue of Honour

The Back Valley Avenue of Honour was established in 1945 to commemorate the local men and women who served the country in World War Two. This Avenue of Honour is located on Memory Grove, Back Valley, in South Australia. There were earlier tree plantings in 1918 in Back Valley for local people who lost their …

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Victor Harbor (1) Avenue of Honour

The Victor Harbor (1) Avenue of Honour was established 1946 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located The Esplanade Victor Harbor, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Soldiers Memorial Reserve. Double row of trees. Avenue complete.

Victor Harbor (2) Avenue of Honour

The Victor Harbor (2) Avenue of Honour was established 1917-1918 to commemorate WW1. This Avenue of Honour is located Flinders Pde Victor Harbor, in South Australia Australia. FURTHER DETAILS Soldiers Memorial Gardens. Double row of trees. None TREE SPE

Brooklyn Park Boulevard of Honour

The Brooklyn Park Boulevard of Honour was planted in 1995 to commemorate fifty years since the end of World War Two. This Avenue of Honour is located on Sir Donald Bradman Drive, in Brooklyn Park, South Australia. 227 mostly London Plane (Platanus x hispanica) and some Celtis trees were planted. The Boulevard was established as …

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Goodwood Avenue of Honour

The Goodwood Avenue of Honour was established in 1938 to commemorate the local people who served in World War One. This is located on Goodwood Road, Goodwood, in South Australia. A newspaper article of the time states that an Avenue of Honour was planted in 1938 on Goodwood Road in the ‘Garden Suburb’ (now known …

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Plympton Avenue of Honour

The Plympton Avenue of Honour was planted with Claret Ash trees to commemorate World War One. This is located along Anzac Highway (between Richmond Road and Tapleys Hill Road), in Plympton, South Australia. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? Who is commemorated? (if known). CLICK HERE to tell …

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Urrbrae Avenue of Honour

The Urrbrae Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate World War One. This Avenue of Honour is a single row of Bhutan Cypress trees located in the Urrbrae Agricultural High School grounds, at Cross Road, in Urrbrae, South Australia.In 1951 the trees were transplanted to current location along the internal boundary fence to the school …

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Hindmarsh Avenue of Honour

The Hindmarsh Avenue of Honour was established to commemorate the people who served in the Vietnam War and Korea War. This is located Port Rd Hindmarsh, in South Australia Australia. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting still exist? Who is commemorated? (if known). CLICK HERE to tell us more.

Regency Park Avenue of Honour

The Regency Park Avenue of Honour was planted in 1992 and 2003 to commemorate the local people who served in World War One. This Avenue is a double of row of Spotted Gum (Corymbia maculata) located along Regency Road, in Regency Park, South Australia. Can you help to find out more? Does the avenue/commemoration planting …

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Mylor Avenue of Honour

This  Avenue of Honour, consisting of 11 Oak trees, was planted in the 1920s in memory of the 11 men from Mylor who gave their lives in the service of Australia in Word War 1. The loss of these fine young men would have had a huge impact on the little village of Mylor, established …

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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 men who have gone from …

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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 Peninsula”. The next day nine …

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