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Location Nepean Highway, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Metal arched structure, with plaques and flagpole

In the 1960`s due to road widening the trees were removed and a memorial was erected at the northern and southern ends of the avenue.

Frankston Avenue of Honour was planted in memory of those enlisted from the Frankston District in World War One. The Avenue of 144 Australian Gum trees were planted by the soldier's relatives on the 13th July 1918. The first tree was planted by the Governor and bore the name of Private A. Bolger, the first Frankston soldier to lose his life.
The Argus, 15th July 1918.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 11 November 2007
Inscription

Avenue of
HONOUR

[ Names ]

AVENUE OF HONOUR
Frankstonians Who Served
WWI 1914 - 1918
Restoration Funded By
Federal / State Governments
Frankston RSL - Frankston City Council
11. 11. 2007

LEST WE FORGET

Condition

Good

Names

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BOLGER, Arthur Ernest

Service number 1338
Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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WILSON, Charles Alfred

Service number 6832
Private
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Mar 1892

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DOWER, Leslie Hubert

Service number 325
Lieutenant
5th Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Dec 1891

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BARTRAM, Reginald Percy

Service number 6955
Lance Corporal
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Nov 1880

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MCCOMB, Ernest Richardson

Service number 22927
Driver
3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jun 1896

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