www.thegardensfamily.com

Avenue of Honour - Cornwall, Tasmania

www.thegardensfamily.com
Search thegardensfamily.com

To view photo click on the Photo icon

Photo

Photo

Cornwall Avenue of Honour

1914 – 1918
In 1917 the residents of Cornwall planted a pine tree in honour of each of their sons who went off to fight in World War One. In 1989 the trees were deemed unsafe and destroyed. In 2007 the Cornwall Community with the aid of a grant from the Department of Veteran Affairs replanted this avenue and had the names of the brave soldiers cast in bronze so that the memory of them and the significant part they played in our heritage will continue to live on. A special thought should be given to the first trees, all of which represent a miner who did not return.

Photo

Photo

Lone Pine

This is a lone pine propagated from the original seeds collected
from the site of the Battle of Lone Pine which was fought at
Gallipoli from the 6th to the 10th August 1915 by ANZAC forces.

It was provided by the St Mary’s Branch of the RSL and planted on
Remembrance Day 2006 by Cornwall resident and returned soldier,
Gunner Noel Bradbury, as a living memory of all the citizens of
Cornwall who served their country in times of war

Photographed Jun 2011

Go Up One Level

Web Design by GP Atkinson

www.thegardensfamily.com

Last Updated: 08-Jan-2012 8:58
© Copyright      Enquiries by e-mail