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02-May-2017
02-May-2017
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A monument commemorates the original avenue of honour which was planted in memory of those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

Trees were originally planted in 1919, and in 1936 moved to Scales Street.

Location

Address:Hamilton Highway & Ti Tree Lane, Penshurst, 3289
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.870146
Long: 142.285927
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2015
Front Inscription

This Avenue of Honour was dedicated to the
fallen soldiers in the Great War 1914 - 1918

                  [ Names ]

              Lest We Forget

This is the site of the original Avenue of Honour planted in 1919.
 A Peace Tree was planted by Mr. D. Greig, Manager, Bank of Victoria
and a Victory Tree was planted by Cr. W. A. Kelly, President, Mount Rouse Shire. 
The Avenue of Honor was moved to Scales Street in 1936.

                      2015

Source: MA,RSLV
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