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The monument commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War and lists the names of those from the district who served. 

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.


Address:570 - 580 Olive Street, The Albury Soldiers Sailors & Airmen`s Club, Albury, 2640
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.078159
Long: 146.918911
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 16th August, 1987
Front Inscription

This Memorial Is Dedicated To Those Australians Who
Paid The Supreme Sacrifice During The War In South 
Vietnam And To Those Who Served And Returned.

[ Names ]

Unveiled By G. Grant Esq. On 16. 8. 87 On Behalf Of The
Relatives And Friends Of Those Named On This Memorial.

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