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10-April-2019 (Kent Watson)
10-April-2019 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Kent Watson

The pine tree commemorates all the soldiers who fought and died at Lone Pine, Gallipoli during World War One and is dedicated to Sergeant Major. George Elliott of the 6th Australian Light Horse, 1st A.I.F.

The pine tree seedling was brought back from Turkey in 1965 by George Elliott during his vist to commemorate the golden jubilee of the ANZAC landings in 1915. 



Address:Landon Street, ANZAC Grove, ANZAC Park, Gundagai, 2722
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.067331
Long: 148.101534
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 25th April, 1967
Front Inscription

Dedicated to the memory of Sqd. Sgt. Maj. George Elliott
6 Aust. Light Horse 1st A.I.F.

And to all soldiers who fought and fell at Lone Pine, Gallipoli.

This pine tree when a seedling was brought back to Australia from Lone Pine, by George Elliott on his visit furing the Golden Jubilee of the ANZAC landing in April, 1965.

Planted on ANZAC Day 1967 by John Elliott and dedicated by the Rev. C. C. MacPherson. ANZAC Grove, Gundagai  April 25th, 1967.

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