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22-April-2015
22-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford / Sandra Brown

A tree commemorates Private J. M. Furness who was the first soldier from the Kangaroo Flat district to be killed in World War One.

Location

Address:Calder Highway & View Street, Kangaroo Flat, 3555
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.798727
Long: 144.243739
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:06-August-1915
Actual Event End Date:06-August-1915

Dedication

Front Inscription

    PRIVATE J. M. FURNESS
        KILLED IN ACTION
      6TH AUGUST 1915
           LONE PINE.

FIRST DISTRICT SOLDIER KILLED
   IN THE GREAT WAR OF
        1914 - 18

Source: MA,RSLV
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