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16-May-2016
16-May-2016
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The wooden honour roll commemorates those from the district 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:12 Main Street, Spalding District Hall, Spalding, 5454
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.499841
Long: 138.607004
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
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1975

Dedication

Front Inscription

Spalding District Honour Roll

[ Names ]

Vietnam

Source: MA,RVWM
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