Friday, July 31, 2015

Battle of Lone Pine at Gallipoli centenary to be commemorated in East Maitland

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A special ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Lone Pine at Gallipoli will take place in East Maitland on Saturday, August 8.
The ceremony has been arranged by members of the Rotary Club of East Maitland – just where a lone pine was planted in Cooks Square
Park from original seeds of a lone pine growing at the battle site.
“We would like everybody to come to this ceremony at what is a major historical site in East Maitland,” one of the organisers David Sciffer said.
“This lone pine in Cooks Square Park has been grown from seeds taken from a tree at Lone Pine Grove at Gallipoli.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, July 26, 2015.