What is significant?
The Memorial Planting, located on the hill to the south of Byaduk on the Hamilton - Port Fairy Road is an important reminder of those who served in World War Two from Byaduk and district. The memorial planting consists of four rows of twenty trees. The two rows closest to the Hamilton - Port Fairy Road are Fraxinus excelsior (Golden Ash), behind this are planted two rows of Eucalyptus species. The memorial planting was made at the end of the war in 1945 to honour those who served in the Second World War 1939 -1945.
How is it significant?
The Fraxinus excelsior Avenue of Honour is social and historical significance to the township of Byaduk.
Why is it significant?
The Memorial planting in Byaduk is of social significance to the township of Byaduk as a living memorial to all who served in World War Two from Byaduk and district. Historically it represents the attitude to war, and the attitude of the community to those who served. It is also an important historical reminder to future generations of the sacrifice that those who served made, and of the human loss sustained in this conflict.