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28-December-2015
28-December-2015
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Tree and plaque dedicated to Cooma - Monaro National Servicemen who served between 1951 and 1972. 

Between 1951 and 1972, young Australian men were called up in two separate schemes for compulsory training in the Navy, Army and Air Force.  Of them, 212 died on active service in Borneo and Vietnam. National Service was part of Australia’s defence preparedness for three decades.

Location

Address:Vale Street, Centenary Walk, Monaghan Hayes Place, Cooma, 2630
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.233871
Long: 149.123696
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Approx. Event Start Date:1951
Approx. Event End Date:1972

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th August, 2003
Front Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL TREE AND PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO COOMA-MONARO NATIONAL SERVICEMEN  WHO SERVED 
1951 - 1972

UNVEILED BY MR RON BROWN  STATE PRESIDENT NSW
17th AUGUST 2003

   

BLESSED BY REV.FATHER PETER GANNON  
17th AUGUST 2003      

WE WILL NEVER FORGET
 

Source: MA
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