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08-December-2020
08-December-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

Fifty-one trees commemorate 101 former students of the school who served in World War One.

Funding for the memorial was received in March 2016 through the saluting Their Service Community Grants Program. 

 

Location

Address:51 Braeside Road , Stirling East Primary School, Stirling, 5152
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.002203
Long: 138.733391
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/commems_oawg/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 2015
Front Inscription

Plaque :

The Great War 1914 - 1918

ANZAC tree planting

These 51 trees were planted on 2nd July 2015 by our families in memory of the 101 former scholars of Stirling East Primary School who went to World War 1.

The planting commemorates the centenary of the Gallipoli landing.

This memorial was erected by the Stirling East Primary School in conjunction with the RSL Stirling Sub Branch with the assistance from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Unveiled by Mr Stephen Measday Principal, Stirling East Primary School and Mr Eli Sleiman President of the RSL Stirling Sub Branch on 11 November 2015

Lest We Forget

Source: MA,DVA
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