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18-August-2018
18-August-2018
Photographs supplied by Greg Gordon

The wooden honour roll commemorates those from the South Gippsland region who served the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1972.

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:6 - 8 McCartin Street, Leongatha Memorial Hall , Leongatha, 3953
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.476497
Long: 145.945664
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event Start Date:03-August-1962
Approx. Event End Date:1972

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 18th August, 2018
Front Inscription

1962 - 1972

Vietnam Veterans from the South Gippsland Region

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Source: MA
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