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Location Memorial Park, Murray Street, Rutherglen, Indigo - Victoria, Australia
Type Monument
Description

White Marble Cross

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 18 August 2006
Inscription

"LONG TAN " MEMORIAL CROSS

This Memorial Cross is dedicated on the
18th August 2006, the 40th Anniversary of
the battle of "Long Tan" and honours the
eighteen Australian soldiers who were killed in
this decisive battle of the Vietnam War.

This memorial also recognises the contribution
made by all Australian Service personnel
who participated in the Vietnam War from
1962 -1973

Plaque :

Those Australians who paid the supreme sacrifice in
the battle of "Long Tan "

[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

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WHISTON, Colin Joseph

Service number 3787607
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 8 May 1945

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DRABBLE, Glenn Alfred

Service number 1730929
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 14 Jan 1945

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THOMAS, David John

Service number 38712
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 18 Jan 1945

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HOUSTON, James Michael

Service number 43893
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 2 Oct 1943

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CLEMENTS, Peter Edward

Service number 54570
Corporal
1 Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron
Australian Army
Born 8 Apr 1945

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WALES, Maxwell Ray

Service number 216559
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 18 Apr 1944

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MCCORMACK, Dennis James

Service number 1730994
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 17 Jun 1945

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TOPP, Francis Brett

Service number 1200265
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 26 Jan 1947

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