Australian Women's Army Service Memorial Tree

Description

A lemon-scented eucalyptus tree with plaque, located in Hyde Park between the Anzac Memorial and Elizabeth Street.

The guest of honour at the dedication service was Lieutenant-General Sir John Northcott, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., C.B. (RL). The ceremony was recorded by the Daily Telegraph in the 26 November 1962 issue.

Inscription

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED AND DEDICATED TO MARK THE FORMATION OF THE AUSTRALIAN WOMENS' ARMY SERVICE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES NOVEMBER 1941.

25TH NOVEMBER, 1962.

Address
Hyde Park
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Mrs. Amy Taylor, State President, Australian Women's Army Association (NSW)
Established date
1962
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1962-11-25
Dedication date
25 November 1962
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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