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A monument commemorates Private Andrew Drummond who was the only soldier from Carnarvon to have been killed in the Vietnam War. It includes a bas-relief sculpture.
Andrew Drummond was raised in Carnarvon and worked as a farmhand on several outback stations and Mullewa, before joining the army in 1967. Drummond died after being accidently shot by a fellow soldier on the 30th May, 1969. At the time Drummond was a forward scout in his 5th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (5 RAR) platoon, operating in Phuoc Tuy Province.
|Address:||21 Robinson Street, Visitors Centre, Carnarvon, 6701|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -24.884012|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||30-May-1969|
|Actual Event End Date:||30-May-1969|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1991|
2/5/42 – 30/5/69
AND ALL THOSE WHO SERVED
"LEST WE FORGET"