Suburb: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Memorial Avenue

The Mount Pleasant Memorial Avenue was established in 1934 to commemorate the local soldiers who lost their lives in World War One. The Avenue was planted with 12 Cypress Pine (Callitris spp.) donated by Dr Cowling in memory of the the local soldiers of the district who lost their lives during World War One. In …

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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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