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Legacy Tree : 26-02-2014
Legacy Tree : 26-02-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

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.

Location

Address:Darby & Laman Streets, Memorial Grove, Civic Park , Newcastle, 2300
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.928951
Long: 151.773429
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 28th August, 1966
Front Inscription

                           LEGACY TREE
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

 

Source: SKP,NRWM, MA
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