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Plaque commemorates the Royal Australian Corps of Signals which served in the Vietnam War between 1965 and 1972.
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.
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:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, 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:||Tuesday 19th August, 2008|
Dedicated To The Sub-Units Of
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS
527 Signal Troop 547 Signal Troop 709 Signal Troop
103 Signal Squadron 104 Signal Squadron 110 Signal Squadron
127 Signal Squadron (detachment) 145 Signal Squadron
152 Signal Squadron (detachment)
In memory of those who served and especially those who fell
LEST WE FORGET