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Oakleigh Avenue of Honour



Drummond Street, Oakleigh, MONASH CITY, 3166

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Heritage Type:

Botanic Feature, Avenue of Honour


The Oakleigh Avenue of Honour was planted to commemorate the First World War. A row of replacement trees have since been planted in Drummond Street and a lamp post monument installed to signify the move of the avenue. There is also a plaque featuring the names of those soldiers who served. In Australia, commemorative trees have been planted in public spaces since the late nineteenth century. Arbor Days were held regularly in most Victorian State Schools during the ... more

Conflicts Commemorated:

First World War 1914-18

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