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The Korean Grove commemorates Tasmanian military personnel who died in service or were killed in action in 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:Molle Street, Hobart Rivulet Linear Park, Hobart, 7000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.888667
Long: 147.320972
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:29-June-1950
Actual Event End Date:19-April-1956


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 25th June, 1999
Front Inscription

Plaque  :

Korean Grove

Opened jointly by His Excellency Shin Hyo-Hun Ambassador of Republic of South Korea to Australia and Colonel Jim Stewart MC. M.I.D. 

25 June 1999

Plaque  :

Korea Veterans Memorial Plaque 

In remembrance of those Tasmanians who paid the supreme sacrifice 

1950 - 1956

[ Names ]

We will remember them
"Lest We Forget"

Plaque :

Korean Grove

Opened by Colonel Jim Stewart MC. MID

25th June 1999


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