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Sculpture Closeup: 12-August-2015
Sculpture Closeup: 12-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Peter F Williams

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.

Location

Address:21 Robinson Street, Visitors Centre, Carnarvon, 6701
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.884012
Long: 113.656648
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:30-May-1969
Actual Event End Date:30-May-1969

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1991
Front Inscription

ANDREW DRUMMOND
2/5/42 – 30/5/69

AND ALL THOSE WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM

"LEST WE FORGET
1991

Source: MA
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