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24-May-2014
24-May-2014
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The plaque on the Strathan War Memorial commemorates Peter Penneyston, who was the only soldier from the West Coast of Tasmania to be killed in the Vietnam War.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Strahan War Memorial , Strahan, 7468
State:TAs
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.152396
Long: 145.329907
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:02-August-1970
Actual Event End Date:02-August-1970
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2010
Front Inscription

Vietnam War  1962 - 1973

6709611 Sapper Peter Lawrence Penneyston

Royal Australian Engineers

Killed in action - 2nd August 1970

"Lest We Forget"

Source: MA,DVA
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