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10-December-2014
10-December-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The Tree of Memories provides an opportunity for families to place a permanent memorial for babies including those lost through miscarriage, stillborn or neonatal death. The Tree of Memories forms part of the Babies Memorial Area which was opened on the 3rd May 1996. 

Sculptured in bronze the tree consists of a solid cast trunk with a polished background on which hand crafted leaves with a personal inscription may be placed.

Location

Address:Lydiard Street North & Norman Street, New Ballarat Cemetery, Ballarat North, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.536806
Long: 143.862406
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription
Tree of Memories 
Left Side Inscription
Tree of Memories 

The Tree of Memories has been established to provide a Memorial for Infants

The Tree consists of a sold cast Bronze Trunk with hand crafted Bronze Leaves fitted to a Polished Bronze background. 

The leaves allow for individual choice of wording up to three lines and remain as a permanent Memorial. 

 
Right Side Inscription
This Babies Memorial Area was opened by the  Honourable Rob Knowles MLC
Minister for Health and Aged Care
Member for Ballarat Province 
on May 3, 1996

E J Gay Trust Chairman
 
Source: MA
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