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The plaque commemorates the 43 Korean War veterans who remain on the battlefields of North Korea. Of the 340 Australian servicemen killed during the Korean War, 43 were classified as missing in action. 

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. 

 

Location

Address:489A Albatross Road, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill, 2540
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.936389
Long: 150.554872
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Korea
Actual Event Start Date:29-June-1950
Actual Event End Date:27-July-1953

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 14th March, 2012
Source: MA
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