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9th Battalion RAR Plaque Vietnam
9th Battalion RAR Plaque Vietnam
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates those who served in the 9th Battalionm Royal Australian Regiment during the Vietnam War. 

9th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR) was raised on 13 November 1967 in Adelaide. It was initially based at the Keswick Barracks before transferring to Woodside. The battalion arrived in Vietnam in November 1968, relieving 3 RAR. It formed part of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) and was based at Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy province.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466408
Long: 153.032476
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event STart Date:09-November-1968
Actual Event End Date:10-December-1969
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th November, 1994
Front Inscription

9TH BATTALION
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT
13 NOVEMBER 1967 - 30 October 1973
DEDICATED TO ALL WHO SERVED
WITH THE 9TH BATTALION
AND
IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF
THOSE MEN WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
WHILST ON OPERATIONAL SERVICE
IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH VIETNAM
FROM 9 NOVEMBER 1968 UNTIL 10 DECEMBER 1969

LEST WE FORGET 
                          13 NOVEMBER 1994

Source: MA,SKP,QWMR
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