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06-December-2014
06-December-2014

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The Avenue of Honour was planted in 1918 in memory of those who enlisted and served in World War One.

The Buangor avenue of honor, which consists of about 50 trees, running along the main Ballarat—Ararat road, was planted on Thursday. There was a large gathering of relatives and friends of district soldiers. Addresses in keeping with the occasion were delivered by Cr. W. G. Pickford (president of Buangor Avenue of Honor Committee) President Richards, Crs Burn and Vanstan (representing Araratshire Council, Cr. W.H. Halpin ( Riponshire Council) and Mr. J.R. Wothersponn (secretary of the Beaufort Avenue of Honour.
Riponshire Advocate (Vic), 3 August 1918.

Location

Address:Western Highway, Buangor, 3375
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.365509
Long: 143.170618
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 1st August, 1918
Front Inscription
AVENUE OF HONOUR
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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