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Plaque Inscription : 05-May-2015
Plaque Inscription : 05-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
Tree planted by Millie Waldock in 1989 commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Red Cross. 

Australian Red Cross is one of the many international Red Cross societies around the world. The Australian organisation was established in 1914, nine days after the starting of World War One, by Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, when she formed a branch of the British Red Cross, which is a branch of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The Mission of the Australian Red Cross is as follows: "To be a leading humanitarian organisation in Australia, improving the lives of vulnerable people through services delivered and promotion of humanitarian laws and values."

Location

Address:Monaro Highway, Geldmacher House Museum, Nimmitabel, 2631
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.512521
Long: 149.284389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1914
Approx. Event End Date:1989

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1989
Front Inscription
    THIS TREE PLANTED BY
      MILLIE WALDOCK
TO CELEBRATE THE 75TH YEAR
       OF RED CROSS 
                1989
 
Source: MA
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