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Legacy Tree was planted in memory of departed comrades. Melbourne Legacy and the Yarralumla Nursery in Canberra have grown seedlings sourced from the trees at the Shrine of Remembrance and the Australian War Memorial respectively, which they have presented to schools as well as ex-service and other organisations throughout Australia.
|Address:||Darby & Laman Streets, Memorial Grove, Civic Park , Newcastle, 2300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.928951|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 28th August, 1966|
THE TREE WAS PLANTED BY NEWCASTLE LEGACY CLUB
28. AUGUST 1966
IN MEMORY OF DEPARTED COMRADES
THIS TREE IS A SEEDLING OF THE 24. BATTALION TREE
GROWING AT THE MEMORIAL SHRINE IN MELBOURNE.
THE 24. BATTALION TREE WAS GROWN FROM A PINE
CONE FROM THE ORIGINAL LONE PINE AT GALLIPOLI
PICKED UP BY A SOLDIER OF THAT BATTALION
JUST PRIOR TO THE FINAL EVACUATION FROM
THE PENINSULA 1915