Rutherglen - Victoria

This memorial commemorates the personal sacrifice and devotion to duty of the personnel of Rutherglen and surrounding districts who served their country as members of the Australian Defence Forces during the Vietnam conflict 1962-1973.

The memorial is the result of the efforts of local Vietnam veterans with support from the community, and consists of a pack howitzer on a plinth, behind a stone wall.

Picture of the wall and howitzer
Picture of dedication plaque

It was dedicated on the 11th of November, Remembrance Day 1996 by the then National President of the Vietnam Veterans' Association of Australia, Clive Mitchell-Taylor JP.


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