Frank Partridge V.C. Memorial


The main element of this memorial is a small native garden set in a corner park. Within the garden is a local sandstone rock to which is attached a brass plaque. Adjacent is a sign which records the history of Private Partridge's being awarded the Victoria Cross.



[Brass plaque] In memory of Frank Partridge VC 8th Inf. Bn. Bougainville 24-7-45, Died 23-3-64. Lest We Forget.
[Notice] Private Frank Partridge of Macksville was the youngest Australian, and the only Militia soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross during World War Two. It was awarded to him for bravery on Bougainville in 1945 when his section was given the task of eliminating an enemy post which denied forward movement for our troops...
Read the full text on the tribute sign


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David Roden

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Memorial Location

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cnr Pacific Highway and Partridge Street
Macksville NSW 2447

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Veterans Listed

Rank FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Service Unit Campaign Link
Private Frank Partridge World War 2 Army 8th Infantry Battalion Bougainville view