Cooloola Cove Vietnam War Memorial

Location of Cooloola Cove Vietnam War Memorial

Corner of Nautilus Drive and Santa Maria Court
Cooloola Cove QLD 4580

The Memorial consists of a number of commemorative elements, all displayed in front of the Cooloola Cove Veterans and Community Centre. The three elements of the memorials are:

Memorial Stone - located in the front of the memorial and displays a plaque dedicated to those who served in the Vietnam War.

Memorial Wall - three panel wall, displaying commemorative elements. The front displays a cross, service badges and a bugler. Each element representing the commemoration in war. (refer to rear plaque for descriptions). The irregular pattern and colour of the brickwork at the rear of the wall are intended to represent the conflict in war. The white capping and white doves represent serentity in peace.

The third element is a commemorative flagole to the rear of the memorial.

The memorial is maintained by the Cooloola Coast Vietnam Veterans Association of AustraliaSub Branch.

Inscription

COOLOOLA COAST VVAA

IN MEMORY of ALL WHO

SERVED IN SOUTH VIETNAM

1962 - 1975

LEST WE FORGET

Rear Plaque:

Refer to additional image.

Conflicts commemorated
Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Commemorative services held
Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day August 18- VVAA Cooloola Coast Sub-Branch
Anzac Day 25april - Cooloola Cove RSL Sub-Ranch
Additional information

This memorial is a major focal point of commemorations in the Cooloola Cove district.

Recorded by
John F Koosache, VVAA Cooloola Coast Sub Branch
Date recorded
8 July 2009

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