Ballarat Avenue of Honour Back to Search

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Location Remembrance Drive and Avenue Road, Ballarat, Central Highlands - Victoria, Australia
Type living
Description

The Ballarat Avenue of Honour is Australia's longest Avenue of Honour. It spans 22 km with 3,771 trees, each planted with a plaque dedicated to the individual men and women from Ballarat who enlisted their services in World War 1.
Originally, 23 different species of trees were planted and these were mostly the traditional ‘European’ or exotic deciduous species popular at the time, including different types of Ash, Oak, Maple, Alder, Birch, Lime, Poplar and Elm. Many of the original species planted did not flourish and new planting is mostly of the Quercus and Fraxinus varieties.
For a comprehensive history of the Avenue of Honour visit the City of Ballarat website (see link attached).

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Established 3 June 1917
Commenced 3 June 1917
Opened 16 August 1919
Condition

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Conflict World War 1

Tree

Showing 161 Trees in avenue

Tree
Ballarat AoH Tree 0001

Tree: English Elm, Ulmus, procera

Tree
Ballarat AoH Tree 0002

Tree: English Elm, Ulmus, procera

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KINSMAN, Harley Stanley

Service number 921
Second Lieutenant
23rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

Tree
Ballarat AoH Tree 0003

Tree: English Elm, Ulmus, procera

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DOWSING, Albert Henry

Service number 244
Private
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

Tree
Ballarat AoH Tree 0004

Tree: English Elm, Ulmus, procera

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WEEKS, Daniel Robert

Service number 1
Lieutenant
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jan 1871

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