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An avenue of trees commemorates those who served in World War One.  It consists of around 270 mature plane and elm trees that line the Main Street. 

The Cudgewa Avenue of honour was planted on August 3rd 1917 in honour of the old boys of the Cudgewa and Cudgewa North School and others who enlisted to fight overseas in World War One. The first tree was planted by Mrs Mary Urquhart of Cudgewa Station in front of the public hall.

The Argus, Melbourne 10th August 1917.

Location

Address:Main Street, Cudgewa, 3705
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.189733
Long: 147.772733
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 3rd August, 1917
Source: RSLV,SKP,VWHI, MA
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