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Commemorates the service personnel of the 1st Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron who served in the Vietnam War
The 1st Armoured Personnel Squadron (1 APC Sqn) was an armoured unit of the Australian Army raised for service during the Vietnam War. Raised in 1965 the unit was deployed to South Vietnam in May 1966 to join the 1st Australian Task Force. After that 1 APC Sqn was involved in numerous operations in support of the 5th and 6th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment, with the most notable action coming on 18 August 1966 when the squadron was involved in the Battle of Long Tan.
|Address:||300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, 3081|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755725|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||1966|
|Actual Event End Date:||1977|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 16th August, 2002|
1st Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron
1.A.P.C. Sqn. Vietnam 1966 - 1967 Long Tan
"The Aspros" "The Bex Boys"
For those who served and returned and to remember the fallen.
Unveiled 16 August `02