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03-May-2015
03-May-2015
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A plaque commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War.

Australia's military involvement in the Vietnam War was the longest in duration of any war in Australia's history. 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

Location

Address:Tarwin & Elgin Streets, Morwell, 3840
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.239699
Long: 146.397112
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975

Dedication

Front Inscription

Vietnam

In honour of those who served and in memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice serving Australia

In the Vietnam War from  25.  1.  1962 to  29.  4. 1975.

Lest We Forget

 

 

Right Side Inscription

 

Source: MA
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