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Plaque commemorates the members of the 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment who served in the Vietnam War between 1968 and 1969.
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. 9RAR was primarily engaged with pacification operations. All but three operations took place in Phuoc Tuy. On 25 November 1969, 9RAR was relieved by 8RAR. The battalion arrived in Australia in December 1969.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.279626|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||1968|
|Actual Event End Date:||1969|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 13th November, 2005|
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT
In memory of the members of 9RAR killed and wounded in action, and all who served in the war in Vietnam during the Battalions`s tour of active service in 1968 and 1969
Lest We Forget
Dedicated by the 9RAR Association on 13 November 2005