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02-December-2014 (Bryan Hardy)
02-December-2014 (Bryan Hardy)

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The Vietnam Memorial Pavilion commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during the Vietnam War.

The building was built in 1899 and was formerly the Anglican Mortuary chapel at Karrakatta Cemetery. The pavilion was dismantled and relocated to King`s Park in October 1988. On the rear wall engraved on black marble are the names of 61 West Australian servicemen who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.  The memorial is protected by iron gates, originally used at the entrance of the Western Australian Museum.

Outside the building is a full size bronze statue depicting two soldiers, one from the Australian army and the other from the South Vietnamese army.


Address:May Drive, Synergy Parkland, Kings Park , 6005
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.965318
Long: 115.820946
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:11-January-1973
Monument Designer:Khoat Van Nguyen (statue)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th December, 2002
Front Inscription

Vietnam Memorial Pavilion

Vietnam 1962 - 1973
Roll of Honour 
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Inscription in Proximity

Cong Dong Nguoi Viet Tu Do Tay Uc
Vietnamese Community In Western Australia

Dedicated By The Hon Dr Geoff Gallop MLA
Premier Of Western Australia  7 December 2002

Hoi Cuu Quan Nhan Qlvnch Tay Uc
The Republic of Vietnam Veterans` Association of W.A.
Thuc Hien

Sculptor : Mr Khoat Van Nguyen

Source: MA,SKP
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