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05-May-2015
05-May-2015
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The monument commemorates those who served 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.

Location

Address:Vale Street, Centenary Walkway, Monaghan Hayes Place, Cooma, 2630
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.233871
Long: 149.123696
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Korea
Actual Event Start Date:29-June-1950
Actual Event End Date:19-April-1956

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory Of
   KOREA

1950 - 1956

Source: MA,NRWM
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