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10-January-2016
10-January-2016

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The Vietnam War Memorial commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War. Originally erected by the people of Parkes and Forbes in 1989, the memorial was re-erected in 2015. 

Location

Address:Bushman Street & Memorial Lane, Parkes, 2870
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.132972
Long: 148.180874
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 27th May, 2015
Front Inscription

Plaque 1: 

VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL
FOR AUSTRALIA 
1962 -1973

THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE 
AND THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE


DANILENKO. A. CAPTAIN
235250 A.A.T.T.V.
25.4.1968


POWTER D.R.J. PRIVATE
2782783 6 R.A.R.
7.2.1967

LEST WE FORGET  

Plaque 2 : 
VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL
LEST WE FORGET

Plaque 3 : 
VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL
ERECTED 1989 WITH THE HELP OF 
THE PEOPLE OF PARKES AND FORBES
DEDICATED 17TH JUNE 1989
BY HIS EMINENCE CARDINAL E.B. CLANCY


Plaque 4 :
     VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL
RE-ERECTED BY THE COMMUNITY OF PARKES
               OPENED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL THE HONOURABLE
SIR PETER COSGROVE AK MC (RETD)
GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 
                    ON
             27 MAY 2015



 

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