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22-April-2015
22-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford / Sandra Brown

A Lone Pine tree commemorates Private J. M. Furness who was killed at the Battle of Line Pine on the 6th August 1915. He 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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