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White Cross

From the Collection of Diamond Valley Vietnam Veterans Sub Branch

Description
White cross with name and service number printed; red poppy attached.
Size
H 300mm x W 200mm
Object Registration
DV135
Historical information
One of 521 crosses placed in lawns of The Shrine, Melbourne, on 18th August 2016 as part of Victoria's 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan - each cross carries the name of an Australian soldier killed in the Vietnam war and a red poppy made by the wife of a Vietnam veteran .
When Made
July 2016
Significance
A poignant reflection of a life lost whilst in Service in Vietnam.
Inscriptions & Markings
Francis Lindsay Raffen, Service No. 4186
Last updated
24 Jun 2018 at 4:50PM