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The Avenue of Remembrance commemorates those from the Blyth District who served in World War One. A plaque is situated on a rock in the centre of the trees. 224 trees were originally planted.

A group of 12 returned soldiers at Blyth has accomplished one of the finest tree-planting efforts reported to the National Tree planting Council this year. With, the co-operation of the district council they have made an "Avenue of Remembrance" half a mile long and containing 224 trees. Mr. L. J. West, of Blyth, who organised the scheme, reported that the whole cost of the project has been met and a credit balance is held for maintenance. 
News (Adelaide), 21 August 1939.

Note: The inscription on the plaque says that the avenue was planted c1925.  The Trove article states that the Avenue of Remembrance was planted on the 1st July 1939. 


Address:Blyth Road, Blyth, 5462
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.848733
Long: 138.484054
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st July, 1939
Front Inscription

These trees were planted 
c.1925 in memory of those 
who served from 
the Blyth District 
in The First World War.  
    1914 - 1918.

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