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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 from Numurkah and district who became prisoners of war during World War Two.  

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

Location

Address:Tocumwal Road , near Pine Street, Numurkah, 3636
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.080029
Long: 145.445777
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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