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09-May-2018 (Clive Muchamore)
09-May-2018 (Clive Muchamore)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Clive Muchamore

The monument commemorates all Australian and United Nations personnel 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:Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland, 4572
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.674722
Long: 153.114722
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
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th June, 2000
Front Inscription

Korea

Plaque :

This memorial wall honours members of the Korean War Veteran`s Association (Sunshine Coast) who have come to rest at home.

This rock, originally shipped from and donated by the Republic of South Korea (ROK), symbolises our strong bonds.

Lest We Forget

Back Inscription

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Dedicated on 25 June 2000 by Colonel Sam Gon Kim Korean Defence Attache for all Australian and United Nations personnel involved in the Korean War

1950 - 1957

1950 - 1957
( Inscription in Korean)

 

Source: SKP,QWMR, MA
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