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An English Oak tree (Quercus robur) was the first memorial tree planted anywhere in the world to commemorate World War One.
A further eight wattle trees were planted around it to symbolize the eight States and Territories of the Commonwealth of Australia.
|Address:||War Memorial Drive, Creswell Gardens, North Adelaide, 5006|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.915633|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 29th August, 1914|
The War Memorial Oak
Planted by His Excellency the Governor Sir Henry Galway on Wattle Day
August 29th 1914