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A plaque commemorates those who served in the 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment during the Vietnam War.
8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR) was raised on 14 July 1966 at Enoggera in Queensland. It arrived in South Vietnam on 17 November 1969, relieving 9RAR on 25 November. The battalion formed part of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) with 5RAR and 6RAR. It was based at Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy province.
|Address:||Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.466428|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1969|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1970|
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED IN SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY & THOSE OTHERS WHO SERVED WITH SUCH DISTINCTION
SOUTH VIETNAM 1969-70
"LEST WE FORGET"
The Royal Australian Regiment