Cowra Vietnam and Post-Second World War Conflicts Memorial Plaques

Description

Two plaques attached to a pillar, located outside the Cowra Services Club. The top plaque is in honour of those who served in the Vietnam War. The bottom plaque commemorates post-Second World War conflicts.

Inscription

Top plaque

"TO HONOUR ALL VIETNAM VETERANS FROM THE COWRA DISTRICT WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA DURING THE VIETNAM WAR FROM 1962-73"

"LEST WE FORGET"

Bottom plaque

Post World War II

BCOF 1945 - 1952
Korea 1950 - 1953
Malaya 1950 - 1960
Ubon (Thailand) 1962 - 1968
Borneo 1964 - 1966
Vietnam 1962 - 1973
Gulf War 1991 - 1991
Somalia 1992 - 1993
Cambodia 1992 - 1993
East Timor 1999 -
Lest We Forget

Address
Cowra Services Club
101 Brisbane Street
Cowra NSW 2794
Local Government Area
  • Cowra Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1973
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • Occupation of Japan, 1946–51
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present

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