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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
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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.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event STart Date:1967
Actual Event End Date:1971

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of all who served in or with the 
1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit
Vietnam 1967-1971

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

 

Source: MA
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