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18-November-2014
18-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers

Trees planted along the frontage of the school commemorate Old Boys of the school who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.

In the absence, through illness, of the Minister for Public Instruction, the Sollcitor General, Mr. R. Sproule, M.L.C., yesterday unveiled the supplementary honour roll of the Leichhardt Public School, at the request of the Leichhardt Parents and Citizens' Association, and also performed a tree-planting ceremony.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 27 August 1920.

Location

Address:Marion Street, Leichhardt Public School, Leichhardt, 2040
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.883839
Long: 151.157818
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:Thursday 26th August, 1920
Front Inscription

Plaque :

MEMORIAL TREES
The Trees along this Frontage 
were planted 26th August '20 
as Memorials of the Old Boys 
     of this School 
who fell in the Great War
    1914 - 1919.

Source: MA
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