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Australian Vietnamese War Memorial
Australian Vietnamese War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The monument commemorates those who served in Vietnam and those who lost their lives in Vietnam.

It features two life size bronze statues dedicated to the armed forces of Australia and The Republic of Vietnam. On the left is an Australian Infantryman and on the right a South Vietnamese soldier.

Location

Address:Roma Street, Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.461111
Long: 153.018333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event STart Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 16th September, 2005
Front Inscription

Australian Vietnamese War Memorial

1962    1972

Left Side Inscription

To commemorate and honour the Australian service personnel who served in Vietnam

Dedicated to the memory of those who fought and made the supreme sacrifice in the Vietnam War

 

Back Inscription

This memorial was created by The Australian-Vietnamese Memorial Building Committee, in conjunction with the Queensland State Branches of the RSL, VVAA, VVFA and the South Vietnamese Veterans.

Support came from Australian and Vietnamese people in Queensland, interstate and overseas. 

Unveiled by the Honourable Anna Bligh, MP, Deputy Premier,
Minister for Finance, Minister for State Development, Trade and Innovation, representing The Honourable Peter Beattie MP, Premier and Treasurer of Queensland, 16 September 2005.

(Inscription in Vietnamese) 





 

Right Side Inscription
(Inscription in Vietnamese) 
Source: MA
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