Ceremonial planting of replacement ‘Soldier Tree’

Come along to Footscray Park to honour one of our fallen Anzacs – Pte. Eldred Clayton Lovett.

The City of Maribyrnong has organised to plant a replacement tree on the centenary of Pte. E. C. Lovett’s passing.

WHEN: 1.00 pm Saturday 30 September, 2017

WHERE: Memorial Garden, Footscray Park

(enter via gate at intersection of Geelong Road and Ballarat Road)

Please help spread the word by downloading and circulating this flyer. SoldierTreeInvite

The event is timed to ensure attendees can still get to the MCG or a TV screen by first bounce of the AFL Grand Final.

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