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14-October-2013
14-October-2013

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The Avenue of Honour was planted in 1918 by residents to commemorate those from the district who served in World War One. 

Council Correspondence. From Thos. Liston, Tatyoon, asking permission to plant trees on the road opposite the Tatyoon railway station, it having been decided by the residents to plant an Honor Avenue for the boys who had left the district to fight for the Empire. Cr J. D. Sutherland moved that permission be given under the engineer's supervision. The tree guards were expensive, and would be an ornament. They desired to proceed as soon as possible. — Cr Vaughan seconded.— Carried.
Ararat Chronicle and Willaura and Lake Bolac Districts Recorder (Vic,),
2 July 1918.


Tree planting in connection with the Honor Avenue is to take place on Wednesday next, at 1.30 p.m. All residents and friends are cordially invited to attend. 
Ararat Advertiser (Vic), 30 July 1918. 


 

Location

Address:Tatyoon Road, Tatyoon, 3378
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.522519
Long: 142.944003
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 7th August, 1918
Front Inscription

AVENUE OF HONOUR

Source: MA
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