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23-July-2016
23-July-2016

Photographs supplied by Tim Fitzgerald

An oak tree commemorates those who served in World War One. The tree was planted on the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 

Note: The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire. The battle took place on the Western Front, from July to November 1917, for control of the ridges south and east of the Belgian city of Ypres in West Flanderrs, as part of a strategy decided by the Allies at conferences in November 1916 and May 1917. 

Location

Address:Paschendale - Tahara Road, Paschendale C.F.A. Station, Paschendale, 3315
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.656535
Long: 141.606391
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th October, 2014
Front Inscription

This Gallipoli Oak has been planted by W. E. Lambert

In memory of those who have served this country 

on the 97th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele

12 - 10 - 2014

Source: MA
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