12th Field Regiment, Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery

Accession Number PL00158
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Commemorative Plaque
Physical description Bronze
Location Main Bld: Outdoor Exhibition Area: Western Precinct
Maker Arrow Bronze
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Cheltenham
Date made 2008
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Commissioned by the National Committee for the 40th Anniversary for the battles of Coral and Balmoral as part of the Australian War Memorial’s Plaque Dedication Program.

History / Summary

This plaque was dedicated on 13 May 2008 at a ceremony held at the Australian War Memorial.

Location in Memorial grounds

The general location of the 12th Field Regiment, Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery plaque is indicated by a red poppy on the map below.

plaque location

Under the Memorial's former Plaque Dedication Program, members of the Australian armed forces who died during war or on operational service were honoured by a plaque. These bronze plaques are placed along paths in the Memorial's grounds.

Applications for the Plaque Dedication Program closed 30 June 2015, other than for applications from units engaged in the contemporary Middle East Area of Operation.