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A Roll of Honour, presented by Mr. & Mrs. W.L. Hicks and Family, commemorates personnel who served in the Vietnam War between 1962 and 1973.

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.


Address:Digby & Taylor Streets, Kadina Town Hall, Kadina, 5554
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.961944
Long: 137.714688
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:11-January-1973


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th April, 1976
Source: TOH, MA
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