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Trees commemorate those from Mapleton and District who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

There were originally four of these trees, but one was removed when the front of the hall was altered. The fifth name was added to the plaque in recent years.

A tree planting ceremony at the Mapleton Hall grounds has been arranged for Friday the 27th inst. in connection with the School Arbour Day. The trees will be planted to perpetuate the memory of four fallen soldiers, namely: J. J. Logan, R. Logan, J.McKinnon and T. Waller. A working bee was arranged for Saturday the 14th inst., but heavy rain prevented the good resolutions from materialising, and many members who promised assistance did not allow their proffered services to be carried forward to the following Saturday. 
Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser (Qld.),  27 September 1918.

Location

Address:31 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton Community Hall, Mapleton, 4560
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.625704
Long: 152.863714
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 27th September, 1918
Front Inscription

Plaque :

These Hoop Pines were planted by the children of Mapleton on Arbor Day, 1918 in memory of the soldiers of the district who had fallen in the Great War.

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Source: MA,SKP
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