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28-February-2004 (Www.Plaques.Com.Au)
28-February-2004 (Www.Plaques.Com.Au)

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A series of upright panels with inscription and veteran names, together with a symbolic "Cherry tree walk" following the course of the 5 kilometre long Mittagong Rivulet Reserve commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during the Vietnam War.

Construction of the monument started in 1995 with the aim to create a large, environmental memorial that expressed the nation’s respect for Vietnam veterans and honoured their service.  The 526 cherry trees are each dedicated to a serviceman who died in the conflict.  It also honours the commitment of those who served Australia in the battle of the Long Hai Hills and the provinces of South Vietnam.

Location

Address:Mittagong Road, Settlers Park , Bowral, 2576
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.473715
Long: 150.420037
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:01-January-1973
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th February, 2004
Front Inscription

Vietnam
1962 - 1973

They served their country with honour

Left Side Inscription

In memoriam
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

In memoriam
[ Names ]

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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