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29-November-2015
29-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A plantation of 27 trees replaced the Avenue of Honour originally planted along Blackburn Road in 1920 by East Doncaster school children.

The trees from the original avenue were removed for road widening.

 

Location

Address:Saxonwood Drive, Zerbes Reserve, Doncaster East, 3109
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.779241
Long: 145.162471
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:Sunday 20th April, 1975
Front Inscription

Avenue of Honour

This plantation replaces the avenue of honour which was planted in 1920 on Blackburn Road by the pupils of East Doncaster State School in honour of past pupils, relatives and friends who served in the Great War of 1914-1918.

"Lest We forget"

Unveiled by the Hon. Sir Raymond Garrett, A.F.C., A.E.A., M.L.C. on Sunday 20th April, 1975.

Source: MA,VMR,SKP,VWHI
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