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Tumut Lone Pines

Tumut Lone Pines
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Description / Background

Two trees grown from the seed of the Gallipoli Lone Pine tree. These are either side and to the rear of the war memorials in the park. A granite plaque is set in front of each tree.

Inscription

Plaque 1

THIS TREE GROWN FROM A SEED
OF THE GALLIPOLI LONE PINE
WAS PLANTED BY
MR. FARUK SAHINBAS
TURKISH AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA
9TH AUGUST 1986
~ In Memory Of The Fallen ~

Plaque 2

THIS TREE GROWN FROM A SEED
OF THE GALLIPOLI LONE PINE
WAS PLANTED BY
SIR WILLIAM KEYES
NATIONAL PRESIDENT RETURNED SERVICES LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA
9TH AUGUST 1986
~ In Memory Of The Fallen ~

Sign on a small wooden stake

Pinus halepensis
Aleppo Pine
Syria
Family: PINACEAE

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Address
Richmond Park
Cnr Russell, Capper and Robertson Streets
Tumut NSW 2720
Local Government Area
Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
Garden/park
Memorial type
Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Year of construction
1986
Dedication date
09 August 1986
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914–18