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59th Battalion : 05-October-2011
59th Battalion : 05-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

A Eucalyptus Maculata tree commemorates those who served with the 59th 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 19th July, 1992
Front Inscription

INFANTRY    59th    BATTALION
1916   -   1918

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

EUCALYPTUS MACULATA   DEDICATED 19 JULY 1992

LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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