Murwillumbah Lone Pine Tree

Murwillumbah Lone Pine Tree and surroundingsMurwillumbah Lone Pine Tree plaque
Description

The Lone Pine tree is located in Remembrance Place, Murwillumbah and a memorial plaque is located close by. Lone Pine trees have been planted throughout Australia in memory of those who served at Gallipoli in World War I. This tree was planted by Mr Arthur Flanagan, President of the Murwillumbah RSL Sub-Branch, on Remembrance Day, 11 November 2001.

Inscription

Plaque:

Murwillumbah
Legacy

Aleppo Pine
(Pinus halepensis)

A descendant from the Lone Pine Ridge tree at
Gallipoli brought back to Australia in 1915.

Legacy was formed after WWI to care for
widows and dependents of Australian servicemen
who paid the supreme sacrifice or died later.

Planted by

Mr Arthur Flanagan OAM
President of the Murwillumbah RSL Sub Branch
11th November 2001

Address
Remembrance Place
Tumbulgum Road
Murwillumbah NSW 2484
Local Government Area
  • Tweed Shire
Memorial type
  • Board/plaque/tablet
  • Garden or park
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Dedication date
11/11/2001
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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