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The Pine tree commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli during World War One.

 

Location

Address:59 Settlement Road, River City Family Church, The Gap, 4061
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.439541
Long: 152.943844
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:Saturday 25th April, 1970
Front Inscription

The Lone Pine

After the capture of the Lone Pine Ridge, Gallipoli, 6th august 1915, an Australian soldier found a pine cone which was returned to Australia.  

This pine tree is a seedling from the original pine cone and was presented in memory of those who fell at Lone Pine by Mr Roy West 6th Field Artillery 1st A.I.F. and planted by Sqn. Ldr. A. W. Skimin (RAAF) and Mr. K. Thurgate Pres. The Gap Sub Branch R.S.L
ANZAC Day 1970

Source: MA
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