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24-September-2013
24-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Trees commemorate those who died in World War Two including nursing sisters who lost their lives in the Java Seas and on Banka Island. 

Location

Address:Bundoran Lane & Hamilton Chatsworth Road , Woodhouse, 3294
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.807542
Long: 142.490961
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
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th September, 1955
Front Inscription

THESE TREES WERE PLANTED BY DISTRICT PEOPLE IN MEMORY OF SERVICEMEN & WOMEN WHO DIED SERVING THEIR COUNTRY IN THE 1939-45 WAR, INCLUDING NURSING SISTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE JAVA SEAS AND ON BANKA ISLAND 

 DEDICATED 1978 By SISTER BETTY JEFFREY

Source: MA,VWHI
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