Bayside - Victoria

Replica of the Long Tan Cross at Bayside Victoria
Replica of the Long Tan Cross at Bayside Victoria
This memorial commemorates all Australians
who paid the supreme sacrifice in the


All Gave Some - Some Gave All

This memorial resembles the "White Cross of Long Tan"
which was erected by Servicemen to commemorate their comrades who lost their lives in the Battle of Long Tan.
Over time it has become a memorial for all Australians who served in the Vietnam Conflict.

The "White Cross complements an Honour Board listing all Australians
who lost their lives during the Vietnam Conflict located in the entry hall of the
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at the corner of Bluff and Fewster Roads, Hampton

This Vietnam Veterans' Memorial was officially dedicated by
His Worship, The Mayor Cr Simon Russell
on 17 February 2002

in the presence of

Cr Gary Andrews

Cr Graeme Disney

Cr Terry O'Brien

Cr Ken Beadle

Cr Nicholas Eden

Cr Craig Tucker

Cr Alex del Porto

Cr Michael Heffernan

Picture of the plaque and wreath The "White Cross of Long Tan" was selected as a memorial for this site in consultation with the representatives from the Beaumaris, Hampton and Highett RSL Sub-Branches.  Funding for this Memorial was jointly provided by Bayside City Council and the Federal Department of Veterans' Affairs under the 'Their Service - Our Heritage' Grants Program

(Left) Image of the plaque (text above) and wreath laid at the Dedication Ceremony, 17 February 2002

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