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The Peace Tree : 01-August-2014
The Peace Tree : 01-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The Peace Tree was planted as a living memorial to those from the Shire who served in World War Two and those who supported them at home.

Location

Address:Castlereagh & Tooloon Streets, Coonamble, 2829
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.95214
Long: 148.388736
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 7th June, 1996
Front Inscription

" THE PEACE TREE"
THE PEACE TREE WAS PLANTED AND DEDICATED ON 7TH JUNE 1996 AS A LIVING MEMORIAL TO THE CITIZENS OF THE COONAMBLE SHIRE WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES DURING WORLD WAR 11 OR WHO SUPPORTED THE WAR EFFORT AT HOME.

THEIR COURAGE, SACRIFICE AND COMMITTMENT BRINGING THEM GREAT HONOUR AND ETERNAL GRATITUDE OF SHIRE RESIDENTS WHO ENJOY A HARD WON PEACE.

LEST WE FORGET

DEDICATION CEREMONY OFFICIAL PARTY
MR KEITH PAYNE VC DSC, SENATOR SANDY MACDONNELL .
THE HON. DOUG MOFFETT MLC, THE HON. GERRY PEACOCK MP,
MR ROBERT STANLEY, MAYOR TOM CULLEN,
MR ADRIAN HANRAHAN, AND THE COONAMBLE MINISTERS FRATERNAL.

Source: 03-September-1939
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