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15-May-2014
15-May-2014
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A plaque commemorates Private Francis Hunt who was wounded in the Vietnam War on the 21st of July 1969, and he is immortalised in the song "I was only 19" sung by the Australian music group, Redgum.

Location

Address:Cumming Avenue, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.982086
Long: 142.917609
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 26th January, 2004
Front Inscription

Pte. Francis Hunt

This plaque recognises the continuing courage of a Birchip boy wounded in Vietnam July 21, 1969 and is immortalised in the song "I was only 19"

Erected by the Birchip Community January 26, 2004

Source: MA
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