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The plaque 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:Alexandra & D`Aram Street, Hunters Hill Town Hall, Hunters Hill, 2110
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834544
Long: 151.152842
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Actual Event Start Date:03-August-1962
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 25th April, 2005
Front Inscription

DEDICATED ANZAC 2005
TO VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM WAR
1962 - 1972 - 1975

Source: SKP, NRWM, MA
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