Cooma-Monaro National ServicemenPrint Page
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.
|Address:||Vale Street, Centenary Walk, Monaghan Hayes Place, Cooma, 2630|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.233871|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1951|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1972|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 17th August, 2003|
TREE AND PLAQUE IS DEDICATED
1951 - 1972
UNVEILED BY (logo) BLESSED BY
MR RON BROWN REV.FATHER
STATE PRESIDENT NSW PETER GANNON
17th AUGUST 2003 17th AUGUST 2003
WE WILL NEVER FORGET