Vietnam Veterans’ Commemorations 2016

Geelong March  Melbourne March Geelong Civic Recept. Melb Civic Reception Geelong Memorial Pathway Terang Ceremony Tributes

August was a busy time for Geelong and District Vietnam Veterans with several opportunities to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and remember the other actions and battles that took place during the Vietnam War. Many Veterans will also have spent time thinking about their service and experiences in Vietnam.

August Events included –
– Display of the 50th Anniversary Quilt at the National Wool Museum in Geelong
– Geelong Council Civic Reception for Vietnam Veterans
– Civic Reception for Viet Vets at National Gallery Victoria
– Geelong Vietnam Veterans March on Sunday 16th August
– Vietnam Veterans Church Service at All Saints’ Anglican Church Geelong
– Vietnam Veterans Day Commemoration at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance
– Terang Ceremony to Honour Private Paul Navarre (formerly Crawley) KIA Vietnam on 6th June 1970