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Gunnedah Remembrance Grove

Gunnedah Remembrance Grove
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Description / Background

A planting of 50 trees on a nature strip in honour of the Second World War, marked with a coloured sign bearing the words 'Remembrance Grove'. There are also four bushrocks with brass plaques attached, including honour rolls and dedications. One rock is surrounded by a brick paved area and is accompanied by a flagpole. A time capsule is buried underneath.

The grove is located near the Gunnedah Museum on South Street. 

Note on veteran's name: The inscription for Joseph H Appleby is given on the memorial as Joseph H Applebee.

Inscription

Plaque

1945-1995
REMEMBRANCE GROVE
This grove of fifty trees featuring species representative of the four main theatres of conflict in which Australian forces served was dedicated on the 15th day of August, 1995. The fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
To the memory of the men and women of Gunnedah and district who served the nation in that conflict.
Australia Remembers
Gunnedah Shire Committee

Plaque

1945-1995
This time capsule was placed hereunder on the 3rd day of September, 1995 to record Australia at War 1939-1945.
To be opened in the year 2045.
Australia Remembers
Gunnedah Shire Committee

Plaque

REMEMBRANCE GROVE
1945-1995
Far East South-West Pacific
[Names]

Plaque

REMEMBRANCE GROVE
1945-1995
United Kingdom Europe
[Names]

Plaque

REMEMBRANCE GROVE
1945-1995
Australia
[Names]

Plaque

REMEMBRANCE GROVE
1945-1995
Middle East
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Robert J Aitken World War 2 view
William R G Anderson World War 2 view
Reginald T Applebee World War 2 view
Joseph H Appleby World War 2 view
Geoffrey C Ayton World War 2 view
Aubrey N Bayly World War 2 view
George H Beale World War 2 view
Norman T Belford World War 2 view
Neil I Brady World War 2 view
Raymond A Brittingham World War 2 view

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Address
South Street
Gunnedah NSW 2380
Local Government Area
Gunnedah Shire
Setting
Roadside
Memorial type
Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Recorded by
Mr Brett Stonestreet, Gunnedah Shire Council
Year of construction
1995
Dedication date
15 August 1995
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45