Nubeena’s Avenue of Honour
Our Nubeena correspondent writes: - A large number of people recently assembled for the purpose of planting the soldiers’ avenue. Fifty-one trees were planted mainly by lady relatives of the soldiers. The Warden spoke to those assembled before the planting, and the Rev. Mr. Way offered prayer. The trees in memory of those that had fallen were planted first, the names of the men being: - Harold Rumney, Horace Calvert, William Free, Vernon Batchelor, Norman Greatbatch, Lynn Joseph, Albert Curran, Louis Johnson, J. Dyson Lacey, Paul Joseph, John Stacey, and Sydney jack. The names of the other soldiers in whose honour trees were planted were: - Robert Stacey, T Stacey, W Stacey, A Stacey, T A Stacey, E Rumney, G Clarke, E Price, R Hurd, M Crosby, J Curran, T Curran, E Martin, W Thornton, C Spaulding, F Shackcloth, D Wakeling, T Spaulding, J Batchelor, T Clarke, W Mundy, C Rumney, W Newbon, L Greatbatch, C Dodge, E Benjafield, Bert. Spaulding, D Spaulding, H Hansen, A Johnson, J Burgess, F Frost, C Kingston, G Robinson, Hector Free, J Plummer, F Wade, T Fazackerly, T Good. The working bee on the previous Saturday was a great success, the land being cleared, ploughed and harrowed, and the holes dug, Great interest was taken in proceedings.