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Numurkah Prisoner of War Plantation
Numurkah Prisoner of War Plantation

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A grove of trees commemorates those who became prisoners of war in World War Two.  

The trees stretch along Tocumwal Road on the south side of the railway line.

Location

Address:Tocumwal Road & Pine Street, Numurkah, 3636
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.151389
Long: 145.441389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
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 16th November, 1986
Front Inscription

SHIRE OF NUMURKAH COMMEMORATIVE P.O.W. PLANTATION

DEDICATED TO SERVICEMEN OF NUMURKAH AND DISTRICT WHO WERE PRISONERS OF WAR DURING WORLD WAR 2.

THE QUALITY OF AUSTRALIAN MATESHIP PREVAILED AND EXPRESSED ITSELF IN ENDURING COMRADESHIP BORN OUT OF ADVERSITY.

CR. G BROWN-SHEPHERD, SHIRE PRESIDENT. 16. 11. 1986

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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