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Kalgoorlie-Boulder Vietnam Veterans Memorial commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War between 1962 and 1972.

Australia's military involvement in the Vietnam War was the longest in duration of any war in Australia's history. 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.

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.

Location

Address:Hannan Street, Centennial Park, Kalgoorlie, 6430
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.761389
Long: 121.457222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Approx. Event Start Date:1962
Approx. Event End Date:1972

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 16th August, 2010
Front Inscription

VIETNAM

1962 - 1972

Source: MA
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