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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

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The plaque commemorates the Royal Australian Corps of Signals which served in the Vietnam War between 1965 and 1972. The plaque location is indicated by the red poppy in the second image. 

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:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Vietnam
Approx. Event Start Date:1965
Approx. Event End Date:1972

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 4th February, 2008
Front Inscription

DEDICATED TO THE SUB-UNITS OF
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS
VIETNAM 1965 -1972

527 Signal Troop           547 Signal Troop         709 Signal Troop  
103 Signal Squadron    104 Signal Squadron   110 Signal Squadron
127 Signal Squadron (Detachment)                   145 Signal Squadron  
152 Signal Squadron (Detachment)

In Memory Of Those Who Served And Especially Those Who Fell

LEST WE FORGET

 

 

Source: MA
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