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Plaque commemorates the personnel who served with the Royal Australian Army Service Corps between 1965 and 1972 during the Vietnam War.

Australia's military involvement in the Vietnam War was the longest in duration of any war in Australia's history before the conflict in Afghanistan. The arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam during July and August 1962 was the beginning of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. Australia's participation in the war was formally declared at an end when the Governor-General issued a proclamation on 11 January 1973.

However, the end-date of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War has officially been amended to 29 April 1975 to reflect Australia’s further involvement in the war during the fall of Saigon in 1975.  The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Australian War Memorial, in Canberra now recognise this new date.


Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:1965
Actual Event End Date:1972


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th March, 2010
Front Inscription

Royal Australian Army Service Corps
Vietnam 1965-1972

Par Oneri - Equal to the task

Bien Hoa  Vung Tau  Nui Dat  Saigon

1 Company Headquarters - 5 Company Headquarters - 26 Company Headquarters - 176 Air Dispatch (Detachment) - 8 Petroleum Platoon - 1 Division Postal Unit - 1 Communications Zone Postal Unit (Detachment) -  21 Supply Platoon - 25 Supply Platoon - 32 Supply Platoon (Detachment) - 1 Transport Platoon - 2 Transport Platoon - 85 Transport Platoon - 86 Transport Platoon - 87 Transport Platoon and all other RAASC members in non-corps units.

In memory of those RAASC members who served


Source: MA
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