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Long Tan Memorial : 14-July-2011
Long Tan Memorial : 14-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson

The Long Tan Memorial commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War.

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:Broadway Street, Junee, 2663
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.868172
Long: 147.582931
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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:Wednesday 18th August, 2004
Front Inscription

 Vietnam Veterans 
     Federation

LONG TAN MEMORIAL

  DEDICATED
TO ALL THOSE
WHO SERVED IN THE WAR
IN SOUTH VIETNAM
 1962 - 1975
AND TO THOSE
WHO MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE

Erected On 18th Aug. 2004
By South-West Slopes Sub-Branch

Officially Dedicated
           By 
Member for Riverina  
 Kay Hull, MP
18 August 2004

Source: MA
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