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Eighth Division Memorial Avenue 2007
Eighth Division Memorial Avenue 2007

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Peter F Williams / Roger Johnson

The avenue of trees commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action while serving with the 8th Division during World War Two. 

MUNICIPALITY OF GUNNEDAH — Renaming of Road — Notice is hereby given that the Council has, by resolution passed on 11th February, 1958, altered the name of the road shown hereunder, in accordance with the provisions of section 249 (a) of the Local Government Act, 1919, and Ordinance No. 30 made thereunder:—Old name: Hill-street; new name: Eighth Division Memorial avenue.—Dated at the Town Hall, Gunnedah, this twentieth day of February, 1958. A. H. PALMER, Town Clerk.
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), 21 February 1958.


Address:8th Division Memorial Avenue, Gunnedah, 2380
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.983517
Long: 150.25288
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 8th December, 1957
Front Inscription

In memory of the fallen of the 8th Division and supporting forces

1939 - 1945

This Memorial Avenue was opened on 8 / 12 / 1957 by Lt General H Gordon Bennett C.B.-C.M.G.-D.S.O.-V.D.
Commander 8th Div.


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