www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Vietnam Memorial Avenue of HonourPrint Page Print this page

29-January-2016
29-January-2016

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin / Tom Bird
An avenue of trees commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War and is in memory of those who gave their lives. 

Australia's military involvement in the Vietnam War began with the arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam during July and August 1962.  Australia's participation in the war was formally declared at an end when the Governor-General issued a proclamation on 11 January 1973.

However, the end-date of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War has officially been amended to 29 April 1975 to reflect Australia’s further involvement in the war during the fall of Saigon in 1975.  The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Australian War Memorial, in Canberra now recognise this new date.

Location

Address:Riverina Highway & Airport Drive, Albury Airport, East Albury, 2650
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.073119
Long: 146.955713
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event Start Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 17th August, 1991
Front Inscription

VIETNAM
MEMORIAL
AVENUE OF HONOUR

Plaque:
Vietnam Memorial Avenue Of Honour
This Avenue Was Opened On The 17th August 1991
By The Mayor Of Albury, Ald. Les Langford On
Behalf Of The Citizens Of Albury, In Honour Of
All Those Who Served In The Vietnam War From 
1962 to 1973, And Is Dedicated To The Memory
       Of Those Who Gave Their Lives
            During The Conflict.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design