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Remembrance Garden Palms : 13-September-2011
Remembrance Garden Palms : 13-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Palm trees commemorate those who served in the conflict in South Vietnam.

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.

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:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Garden of Remembrance, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830436
Long: 144.972783
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1973


Front Inscription

The Remembrance Garden Palms.

Presented By The Veterans’ Federation Of
The Republic Of Vietnam In Australia
In Memory Of Those Who Served
For The Cause Of Freedom In Vietnam

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