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A plaque commemorates the personnel who served with the 1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit between 1967 and 1971 during the Vietnam War.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.279626|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||1967|
|Actual Event End Date:||1971|
In memory of all who served in or with the 1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit
During the Vietnam War the 1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit provide humanitarian assistance to South Vietnamese communities, including : provision of health and medical services ; agricultural assistance ; construction of roads, schools and hospitals ; and provision of sanitation and water.
By 1971, 450 personnel of the Australian Task Force in Vietnam were working daily on civic action projects.
Dedicated by the 1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit Association