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A stained glass window commemorates those who served, died or were wounded in the Vietnam War.

Australia's military involvement in the Vietnam War was the longest in duration of any war in Australia's history before the conflict in Afghanistan. The arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam during July and August 1962 was the beginning of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. Australia's participation in the war was formally declared at an end when the Governor-General issued a proclamation on 11 January 1973.

 However, the end-date of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War has officially been amended to 29 April 1975 to reflect Australia’s further involvement in the war during the fall of Saigon in 1975.  The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Australian War Memorial, in Canberra now recognise this new date.


Address:Goodwood & Daws Roads, Repatriation General Hospital Chapel, Daw Park, 5041
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.990467
Long: 138.590936
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th May, 1992
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Donated to Establish this Memorial Chapel By the members of
The Vietnam Veterans Association of S.A. Inc.  
The Royal Australian Regiment Association  
The Vietnam Logistical Support Veterans Association

Commemorating those who died, were wounded And who served in South Vietnam, 1962 - 1973

Dedicated 13 May 1992

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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