Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Fig trees a special feature for war memorial

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The two remaining founding members of Morpeth RSL Sub-branch say a grove of newly planted fig trees will be a special feature of the village’s war memorial for generations to come.
Harold Wallis and Ted Cant were involved in the planting of 43 grevilleas in the 1960s as a memorial to the town’s men and women who served during World War II.
More than 40 years on, a series of fig trees have been planted along Edward Close Boulevard by the Morpeth Anzac Day Committee, Maitland City Council and developer Lend Lease.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Nov. 5, 2012.