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16-May-2014
16-May-2014
Photographs supplied by Tom Bird

The Gallipoli Oak was planted in remembrance by Dunkeld RSL in 2005.

Location

Address:Glenelg Highway & Sterling Street, Dunkeld, 3294
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.64515
Long: 142.34948
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 11th November, 2005
Front Inscription

Gallipoli Oak
Quercus calliprinus

The first tree planted in the Arboretum by Henry F. Leech for the Dunkeld RSL on ANZAC Day, April 25th, 1993

Henry Leech enlisted in 1941 and served in the 2/29 Battalion in the Pacific.  He was capatured by the Japanes and spent three years on the Burma Railway.

Henry has held all officies in the Dunkeld RSL, of which he is a life member

Unveiled 11-11-2005 by J. N. Myers President Dunkeld RSL Sub-branch

Source: MA,SKP
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