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An avenue of trees commemorates those who served in World War One.
|Address:||Roughead Street & Wild Dog Valley Road, Leongatha, 3953|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.477222|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Avenue of Honour|
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 22nd June, 1918|
The Great War 1914 - 1918 Avenue of Honour Leongatha.
The trees in the Wild Dog Valley Road north of this point and in Yarragon Road, north easterly of this point to Horn Street were palnted on the 22nd June 1918 to commemorate the men of this district who served on active service overseas during the Great War 1914 - 1918.
Erected by the Council of the Shire of Woorayl 1968 to replace name plaques attached to each tree at the time of planting.