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Memorial Trees 2 : 18-November-2014
Memorial Trees 2 : 18-November-2014

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Trees planted along the frontage of the school commemorate former students of the school who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.

In the absence, through illness, of the Minister for Public Instruction, the Sollcitor General, Mr. R. Sproule, M.L.C., yesterday unveiled the supplementary honour roll of the Leichhardt Public School, at the request of the Leichhardt Parents and Citizens' Association, and also performed a tree-planting ceremony.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 27 August 1920.


Address:Marion Street, Leichhardt Public School, Leichhardt, 2040
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.883839
Long: 151.157818
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 26th August, 1920
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Plaque :

Memorial Trees

The trees along this frontage were planted 26th August '20 as memorials of the Old Boys of this School who fell in the Great War

1914 - 1919.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au