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Avenue of Honour Plaques: 25-April-2017
Avenue of Honour Plaques: 25-April-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Neil Follett

The avenue of trees were originally planted in 1947 to commemorate those who served in World War Two. The original trees were destroyed in the Ash Wednesday fire of 1983.

New trees were planted and a cairn erected in 1985 as part of a project to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Victoria. 


Address:Cobden - Warrnambool Road, Naringal, 3277
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.396286
Long: 142.692569
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 24th March, 1985
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the men and women from the Naringal District who enlisted for the 1939 - 45 war.  The original memorial plantation being destroyed in the Ash Wednesday fires. 

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The new plantation also commemorates the devastation to property and loss of lives on Ash Wednesday, 16th February, 1983

Victoria 150
Growing Together 1984 -85

This project marks the 150th Anniversary of the  State of Victoria commemorated in 1984 - 85.

Unveiled by Cr. J. B. Kelly Shire President on 24th March, 1985.


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