National Vietnam Memorial

Location
Vietnam National Memorial - writing on the wall
Australian War Memorial

Key Information

Memorial Name
National Vietnam Memorial
Address

Anzac Park, Reid ACT 2612

Memorial Type
Wall
Conflicts
Vietnam War, 1962–75
Dedication Date
03 Oct 1992
Memorial Designer

Tonkin Zulaikha Harford (architects) Ken Unsworth AM (sculptor)

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Three concrete stelae (slabs), rising from a shallow moat, form the dramatic centre of the memorial and enclose a space for quiet contemplation.

Fixed to the

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Robert Carver, “Bob”, was born on 2 July 1946 and grew up in Toowoomba. He was a gifted student and keen athlete.

Carver trained as a radiographer before

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I was only 19 is song that changed John Schumann’s life. But when the singer-songwriter sat down to write about the Vietnam War more than 35 years ago, he never

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