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31-October-2015 (Bryan Hardy)
31-October-2015 (Bryan Hardy)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson / Sandra Brown / Bryan Hardy

The monument, unveiled in 2002, commemorates Vietnam War veterans from Swan Hill and District and honours those from the district who served in post-World War Two conflicts as well as World War One and World War Two. 

It also honours women from the district who have served in war. The memorial lists the names of all those who served. 

The scene on the memorial depicts the Seventh Battalion being picked up by helicopters during the Vietnam War. 

Location

Address:Campbell & McCallum Streets, Median Strip, Swan Hill, 3585
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.338889
Long: 143.559167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Kelly Brothers (Swan Hill, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 11th November, 2002
Front Inscription

This Monument Was Erected
In Recognition Of All Service Personnel
From Swan Hill & District
Who Served In The Vietnam War
1962 - 1973

[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription


This Monument Was Unveiled By The
Mayor Of Swan Hill Rural City Council
Councillor Bill Maher
On 16th November 2002

We Honour All Ex-Service Women
From Swan Hill & District
Who Served In All Wars And Conflicts.

W.W.1.
[ Names ]

W.W.2.
[ Names ]

The Committee Extends Our Sincere Thanks
To The Swan Hill Rural City Council 
And Staff For Their Support
In All Of The Memorial Project

 

Back Inscription

We Honour All Ex-Service Women 
From Swan Hill & District 
Who Served In All Wars And Conflicts.
            W.W.2

            [Names] 

Right Side Inscription

We Honour Those Service Personnel Who Served In
Korea, Malaya, Borneo And With All Peacekeeping Forces
On Operational Or Hazardous Service
From World War II Onwards, Especially Those
Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice.

Korea
[ Names ]

Malaya
[ Name ]

Somalia
[ Names ]

Plaque :

Presented To Swan Hill Rural City Council
                  By
The Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community
In Commemoration Of The 40th Anniversary
Of The Battle Of Long Tan - 18th August 2006

Source: MA,SKP
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