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57th Battalion : 05-October-2011
57th Battalion : 05-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

A Golden Poplar tree commemorates those who served with the 57th Battalion during World War One. 

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
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 24th April, 2005
Front Inscription

Plaque:
57TH  BATTALION

Plaque:
INFANTRY 57th BATTALION
1916 - 1918

. FROMELLES . SOMME . BULLECOURT . YPRES 
. POLYGON WOOD . AVRE . VILLERS BRETONNEUX .
AMIENS . MONT ST QUENTIN . HINDENBURG LINE

Golden Poplar               DEDICATED 24 April 2005

LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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