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Vietnam Memorial

Memorial Cross Reserve

PHOTO: Mount Macedon Memorial Cross from the air. Photo by local photographer Adam Neylon
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Vietnam Memorial

The monument commemorates those who served in the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1972.

Australias 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.  Australias 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 Australias 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.

Where is the Vietnam Memorial?

Located inside the Memorial Cross Reserve, on the right just past the gatehouse.

Memorial Cross Reserve

The Mount Macedon War Memorial Reserve was created in 1995 when the Memorial Cross was rebuilt.

Vietnam Memorial, Mount Macedon.
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