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Pine 2: 30-June-2015
Pine 2: 30-June-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The Gallipoli Pine commemorates the men from the district who fought at Gallipoli during World War One. 

The Lone Pine was a solitary tree on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, which marked the site of the Battle of Lone Pine in 1915. Pines which are planted as a memorial to the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought in Gallipoli are also known as "Lone Pines" or "Gallipoli Pines", referencing the original tree.


Address:Woolrych Street & War Memorial Avenue, Binalong, 2584
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.673838
Long: 148.633952
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Front Inscription

This pine tree is a "Grandchild" of the Lone Pine at Gallipoli.

In 1915, three brothers were fighting together at Gallipoli.  One was killed and his brother brought home a pine cone as a memento of the place where he died. His mother shook the seeds out of the cone and grew two trees. . . 
One she sent to the War Memorial in Canberra in memory of her son and all the sons killed in the Great War. The tree flourished in Canberra and this tree has propagated from it.  This is a link to the men of this district who fought at Gallipoli. 

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