Frederickton First World War Memorial Trees


A grouping of 58 trees each with a guard, 32 planted in Frederickton and 26 in East Frederickton. The trees included camphor laurels, silky oaks, buttonwoods and white cedars. The guard rails and posts were constructed using railway sleepers. At the time of planting, it was planned to install copper name plates on each tree guard.

The memorial is in three locations: Ferry Road, East Frederickton, and Great North Road and Edgar Streets, Frederickton.

No Inscription

Memorial does not include inscription.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Lt G Ainsworth World War 1 18624 AIF FAB 7 view
Pte W Barnett World War 1 2001 AIF 12th LHR view
Pte Monte Bowen World War 1 KIA 5302 AIF 18th Btn Harbonnieres, France view
Pte Horace Brenton World War 1 KIA 2531 AIF 35th Btn Messines view
Pte (Howard) Burniston World War 1 KIA 5548 AIF 21st Btn Villers-Bretonneux, France view
Pte Frank Charters World War 1 KIA 6404 AIF 3rd Btn Menin Road view
Pte M Cheers World War 1 28963 AIF Medium Trench Mortar Battery view
Pte Lester Cheers World War 1 58903 AIF 13th Btn view
Gunner A Coleman World War 1 4599 AIF FAB 1 view
Pte B (W A) Coleman World War 1 5366 AIF 15th Btn view
Great North Road and Edgar Street
and Ferry Road
Frederickton NSW 2440
Local Government Area
  • Kempsey Shire
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Recorded by
Phil Lee, Macleay River Historical Society
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
30 July 1919
  • First World War, 1914–18

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