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|Address:||Lancaster Road (Byrneside - Kyabram Road), Kyabram Cemetery, Kyabram , 3620|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.313546|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 26th April, 2015|
This ALEPPO PINE is a descendant of trees grown from pine cones brought home by soldiers in WW1 from the Lone Pine (Plateau 400) site which was the scene of a major diversionary offensive launched by the 1st Australian Infantry division on the 6th August 1915 at Gallipoli
It was planted by the Kyabram Cemetery Trust in conjunction with the Kyabram RSL and pays homage to the original Lone Pine and commemorates the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915 and was a gift from the CCAV
The Memorial was unveiled by the Honourable Dr Sharman Stone MHR on the 26th April 2015
Sacred to the Memory of the Kyabram and District Enlistees who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Great War 1914 -18
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LEST WE FORGET
Australian Light Horse
Throughout history, mounted troops were known as elite men of arms. The Australian Light Horse were no different and wore a decoration worthy of their distinction.
Dedicated to the service men and women who served their country in W.W.I. and are buried in the Cemetery.
Lest we forget
1914 Womens War Efforts 1918
This stone was kindly donated by Major Les Earl RFD.ED. RET.
50 years of supporting Members
This Lone Pine has been planted to commemorate the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915