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Plaque commemorates members of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment who served between 1965 and 1972 during the Vietnam War.
The 3rd Cavalry Regiment had a squadron serving in South Vietnam for nearly six years having served in Vietnam since 1965. Between 1967 and 1972 the men from the regiment served in every major operation conducted by the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF), including the Tet Offensive, the 1968 battles for Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral, and the battle of Binh Ba in 1969.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Western Garden, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.279626|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||1965|
|Actual Event End Date:||1972|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 31st October, 2009|
3rd Cavalry Regiment
Royal Australian Armoured Corps
Vietnam 1965 - 1972
Long Tan Bien Hoa Long Binh
Coral-Balmoral Hat Dich Binh Ba
In memory of all who served
1 troop, A Squadron 4th / 19th Prince of Wales Light Horse Regiment
1 APC Troop
1 APC Squadron
A and B Squadrons, 3rd Cavalry Regiment
3rd Cavalry Regiment Light Aid Detachment, RAEME
Dedicated by 3rd Cavalry Regiment (Vietnam) Association Inc.,
31 October 2009