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Bulimba Memorial Park Avenue of Honour
Bulimba Memorial Park Avenue of Honour
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The trees in this avenue were planted as a living tribute to the servicemen and women from Balmoral Shire who sacrificed their lives during the World War One.  The park was officially opened on 1 November 1919 by WH Barnes M.L.A. as the Bulimba Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Park.

The avenue was rededicated by Cr Ian McKenzie, Councillor for Holland Park Ward, on 13 November 2008.

Location

Address:Oxford, Goodwin, & Stuart Streets, Bulimba Memorial Park, Bulimba, 4171
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.451317
Long: 153.056496
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
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 1st November, 1919
Front Inscription

BULIMBA MEMORIAL PARK

WORLD WAR 1 "AVENUES OF HONOUR"

The trees in this avenue were planted as a living tribute to the servicemen and women from Balmoral Shire who sacrificed their lives during the First World War (1914-1918).

Weeping figs (Ficus benjamina) small-leafed figs (Ficus obliqua) and cocos palms ( Syagrus romanzoffiana) ) were some of the original species planted in the park and remain today.

The park was officially opened on 1 November 1919 by WHA Barnes MLA as the Bulimba Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Park, dedicated to the Bulimba servicemen and women who served in the Great War.

This avenue in Bulimba Memorial Park was rededicated by Cr Ian Mckenzie - Councillor for Holland Park Ward , on 13 November 2008.

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