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A plaque commemorates Private Dennis Bracewell of Epping who was killed in action in Vietnam in 1967 aged 21.

The plaque was dedicated by Rev Peter Boase Epping RSL chaplain and the Anglican Bishop of Bathurst the Rt Rev Richard Hurford OAM who was a classmate of Dennis at Trinity College.

Private Bracewell was a jackeroo and stock and station auctioneer when he was called up in 1965. The forward scout with 6RAR was wounded at Ap My An, Phuoc Tuy Province on March 23, 1967 and died seven days later.

Location

Address:Bridge Street, Boronia Park, RSL Memorial, Epping, 2121
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.774722
Long: 151.078056
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:30-March-1967
Actual Event End Date:30-March-1967
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 20th April, 2011
Front Inscription

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Private D. H. Bracewell

6 Bn. Royal Australian Regiment

Born : Epping NSW

Died : South Vietnam 30-03-1967

Age 21

Source: MA,NRWM
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