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Royal Botanic Gardens Staff Memorial Tree : 16-November-2011
Royal Botanic Gardens Staff Memorial Tree : 16-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The memorial tree is a Lophostemon confertus (Brush Box) and commemorates two employees of the Royal Botanic Gardens who died on active service.

Arthur William Bugg (1895-1915) who died during World War One and E.J. Hiskins who died during World War Two.

Location

Address:Alexandra Avenue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Eastern Lawn, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830452
Long: 144.977256
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 10th September, 1946
Front Inscription

Lophostemon confertus BRUSH BOX.

Planted in memory of members of the staff who died in Active Service.

Driver A.W. Bugg, AIF 1915.

Flight Sergeant E.J. Hiskins, RAAF 1944.

10th September 1946

Source: MA,SKP
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