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The honour roll commemorates those who served in the Royal Australian Regiment during the Korean War.

The Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union. It was primarily the result of the political division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War Two. After the war ended, the presence of Australians in Korea continued with a peacekeeping force until 1956. Of the 340 Australians killed during the Korean War, 43 were classified as ‘missing in action’ (MIA) and presumed dead.


Address:South Terrace East, Memorial Hospital, Snowtown, 5520
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.786439
Long: 138.213023
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:29-June-1950
Actual Event End Date:27-July-1953


Front Inscription

Duty First 
Royal Australian Regiment 

Korean War
1950 - 1953


Sanderson C. M. 


Source: RVWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au