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Peace Tree : 12-May-2012
Peace Tree : 12-May-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A Norfolk Pine planted in July 1919 commemorates the signing of the peace treaty which ended World War One. A commemorative plaque was erected by the Moyne Shire Council and the Mortlake and District Historical Society in 2011. 

The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War One. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

Location

Address:Hamilton Highway & Officer Street, Mortlake, 3272
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.08085
Long: 142.808286
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:June, 1919
Front Inscription

Peace Tree ( July 1919 ) 

Source: MA
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