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65th Anniversary of Women's Service Lone Pine, Lismore

65th Anniversary of Women's Service Lone Pine, Lismore
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65th Anniversary of Women's Service Lone Pine with plaque at base, in Lismore's Commemorative Park
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65th Anniversary of Women's Service Lone Pine dedication and unveiling plaque at base of tree, in Lismore's Commemorative Park
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Description / Background

A Lone Pine tree located in Lismore's Commemorative Park. At the base of the tree is a low plinth with a plaque, inscribed with the dedication. 

The tree was donated by Brother Kevin of Trinity Catholic College, Lismore, to the Summerland Ex-Service Women Association in honour of the 65th anniversary of the formation of the Women's Service during the Second World War. 

The Australian War Memorial website contains historical information on the Australian Women's Army Services (AWAS), the Australian Army Medical Women's Services (AAMWS), the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAF) and the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS).

Inscription

This Lone Pine tree, donated to the
'Summerland Ex-Service Women'
by Brother Kevin of Trinity College
to commemorate the 65th anniversary of
the formation of the Women's Service
in the Second World War
24th June, 2006

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Address
Commemorative Park
Cnr Molesworth and Market Streets
Lismore NSW 2480
Local Government Area
Lismore, City of
Setting
Garden/park
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Recorded by
Graham Wilson
Year of construction
2006
Dedication date
24 June 2006
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45