Victoria Cross Memorial - Queen Victoria Building Sydney
Wooden honour board set in glass case. Lists the names of Australians awarded the Victoria Cross.
Includes a painting by G. W. Thomas (on loan by permission of Queen Elizabeth II) of Queen Victoria presenting the first Victoria Crosses in London's Hyde Park on 26th June 1857.
An accompanying model of a Russian 64pdr cannon, which was captured at Sebastopol in 1854, was crafted by apprentices from H.M.A. Naval Dockyard, Garden Island, Sydney.
'This plaque commemorates the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh to the Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, in the presence of
Sir Roden Cutler VC AK KCMG KCVO CBE
Private Edward Kenna VC WOII
Keith Payne VC
on the occasion of the Sesquicentenary of the City of Sydney, 23rd February 1992'
Location / Surrounding Area:
|Lieutenant Colonel||C G W||ANDERSON||World War 2||AIF||Muar River, Malaya||view|
|Lance Corporal||T L||AXFORD||World War 1||AIF||Vaire and Hamel Woods, France||view|
|Major||P J||BADCOE||Vietnam War||AMF||Thua Thien Provence, South Vietnam||view|
|Private||R M||BEATHAM||World War 1||AIF||Rosieres, near Villers-Bretonneux, France||view|
|Lieutenant||F W||BELL||South African Campaign||Army||Brakpan, Transvaal||view|
|Second Lieutenant||F||BIRKS||World War 1||AIF||Glencourse Wood, near Ypres, Belgium||view|
|Trooper||J H||BISDEE||South African Campaign||Army||Warm Bad, Transvaal||view|
|Lieutenant||A S||BLACKBURN||World War 1||AIF||Pozieres, France||view|
|Lieutenant||A C||BORELLA||World War 1||AIF||Villers-Bretonneux, France||view|
|Corporal||W E||BROWN||World War 1||AIF||Villers-Bretonneux, France||view|