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The Aleppo Pine commemorates those from the Essendon District who served with the 7th Battalion, 1st Division A.I.F during World War One. The tree was planted on the centenary of the Battle of Lone Pine. 


Address:Mount Alexander Road, Queens Park, Moonee Ponds, 3039
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.76401
Long: 144.923614
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
Link: http://www.vwma.org.au/


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 8th August, 2015
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Aleppo Pine
(Pinus halepensis)

A descendant of the original 'Lonesome Pine' at Gallpoli

In memory of the men of the Essendon District who served with distinction in the 7th Battalion 1st division AIF

`Of mud and blood`

Planted 8th August 2015 on the centenary of the Battle of Lone Pine

6th - 9th August 1915

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