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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
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Plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 1st Armoured Squadron Workshop, RAEME and the 1st Armoured Squadron Workshop Stores Section, RAAOC between 1967 and 1968 during the Vietnam War.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280169
Long: 149.147612
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:1968

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 29th October, 2007
Front Inscription

1st Armoured Squadron Workshop, RAEME -
1st Armoured Squadron Workshop Stores Section, RAAOC
Vietnam 1967 - 1968

This unit workshop was raised in Victoria in October 1967 to service the Centurion tanks of C Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment, RAAC, sent to Vietnam in 1968.  This was the first overseas deployment of Centurions.  Based at Nui Dat, unit members undertook repair and recovery support for all the tanks on operational deployments until the unit was disbanded in a restructure of RAEME units in Vietnam in October 1968.

In Memory Of Those Who Served

Dedicated On 29 October 2007 By Surviving Unit Members
Lest We Forget

 

Source: MA
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