Historical information

A photo of Frank Doolan standing by the Olive Tree of Peace planted in the Western Lawn of the Shrine of Remembrance in 1973 to commemorate the first fifty years of Legacy service to families of deceased service personnel.
Legatee Frank Doolan was a founding member of Legacy and given the honour of planting the tree. The plaque reads "1923 1973 / This olive tree symbolising peace marks fifty years of Legacy service to the widows of ex-servicemen and their children."
1973 was the Golden Jubilee year of Legacy (see also item 00441).


A record of events to commemorate the golden jubilee of Legacy.

Physical description

Black and white photo of Frank Doolan by the olive tree planted at the Shrine.

Inscriptions & markings

The words "Planting Olive Tree at Shrine" typed in black on white tape and fixed to bottom of photo.
Stamped on back of photo: 'This photograph is with the compliments of The Ministry of Tourism Government of Victoria. Please acknowledge, Photo Michael Cheshire'
Hand written in blue biro, 'Frank Doolan' 54x68 F/c Pic. 1.