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Tree commemorates members of the Australian Imperial Forces who were on active service overseas in August 1941 during World War Two.  Royal Park was occupied for army purposes 1940 - 1960. The site was known at the time as Camp Pell and was later used for homeless families.

Location

Address:Brens Drive, Royal Park, near netball courts, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.785945
Long: 144.94675
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription
His Excellency the Governor of Victoria, Major General Sir Winston Dugan, GCMG, CB, DSO, planted this tree as a tribute to members of the Australian Imperial Forces on active service overseas on August 7th 1941. This park was occupied for Army purposes 1940-1960.
Source: RHSV
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