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07-February-2016
07-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Peter F Williams / Roger Johnson

An avenue of trees commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action while serving with the 8th Division during World War Two.

Location

Address:8th Division Memorial Avenue, Gunnedah, 2380
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.983517
Long: 150.25288
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 8th December, 1957
Front Inscription

In memory of the fallen of the 8th Division and supporting forces

1939 - 1945

This memorial avenue was opened on 8/12/1957 by Lt General H Gordon Bennett C.B-C.M.G.-D.S.O.-V.D. Commander 8th Div.

 

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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