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Kingston Avenue of Honour
Kingston Avenue of Honour

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An avenue of two hundred and eighty-six trees commemorates those who served in World War One.    The avenue was planted in 1918 by the families of the men and women from the Shire of Creswick. 

An obelisk lists the names of the men and women and their individual trees on the East and West side of the road

Location

Address:Kingston & Alcorns Roads, Kingston, 3364
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.392514
Long: 143.950384
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:Saturday 11th November, 2000
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates 281 men and women from the Shire of Creswick who enlisted in World War 1.

This cairn was unveiled and the avenue re-dedicated by Hon Michael Ronaldson M.P Member for Ballarat on Nov. 11th 2000.

Lest We Forget

Source: MA,SLV,SKP
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