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Location Keith Payne VC Park, Lutana Street, Stafford, City of Brisbane - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Large Boulders with dedication plaques

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 May 1997 by MR. S.W. KAY OAM ED
Inscription

(Plaque 1)
KEITH PAYNE PARK
THIS PARK
DEVELOPED IN HONOUR OF
WARRANT OFFICER KEITH PAYNE V.C.
A FORMER RESIDENT OF STAFFORD
AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS
FOR VALOUR IN VIETNAM
WAS OFFICIALLY NAMED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND
THE HONOURABLE SIR ALAN MANSFIELD K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.
ON 10TH JANUARY 1971
A LIONS CLUB OF STAFFORD PROJECT

(Plaque 2)
THIS PLAQUE AND GROVE OF TREES COMMEMORATES THE
VALOUR AND SELF SACRIFICE OF THOSE AUSTRALIAN
SERVICEMEN WHO WERE AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS
DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA (THE BOER WAR)

DEDICATED ON 25 MAY 1997 BY MR. S.W. KAY OAM ED
STATE PRESIDENT, RETURNED AND SERVICES LEAGUE OF
AUSTRALIA, QUEENSLAND BRANCH.

THE RECIPENTS
(Names)

(Plaque 3)
THIS PLAQUE AND GROVE OF TREES COMMEMORATES THE
VALOUR AND SELF SACRIFICE OF THOSE AUSTRALIAN
SERVICEMEN WHO WERE AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS
DURING WORLD WAR I

DEDICATED ON 25 MAY 1997 BY MAJ. GEN. W.B. (DIGGER) JAMES
A.O., M.B.E., O ST J, NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF
RETURNED AND SERVICES LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA

THE RECIPIENTS
(Names)

(Plaque 4)
THIS PLAQUE AND GROVE OF TREES COMMEMORATES THE
VALOUR AND SELF SACRIFICE OF THOSE AUSTRALIAN
SERVICEMEN WHO WERE AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS
DURING WORLD WAR II

DEDICATED ON THE 6TH JUNE 1995 BY THE STUDENTS
OF STAFFORD AND STAFFORD HEIGHTS STATE
PRIMARY SCHOOLS AND KEITH PAYNE V.C. DURING
THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II

THE RECIPENTS
(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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MAYGAR, Leslie Cecil

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant Colonel
8th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 27 May 1868

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KINGSBURY, Bruce Steel

Service number VX19139
Private
2nd/14th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 29 May 1918

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SADLIER, Clifford William King

Service number 4871
Lieutenant
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Jun 1892

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SYMONS, William John

Service number 174
Captain
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Jul 1889

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KENNY, Thomas James Bede

Service number 4195
Corporal
Born 29 Sep 1896

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WHEATLEY, Kevin Arthur

Service number 29890
Warrant Officer Class 2
Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 13 Mar 1937

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JEFFRIES, Clarence Smith

Service number OFFICER
Captain
34th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Oct 1894

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BLACKBURN, Arthur Seaforth

Service number SX6962
Brigadier
Java Task Force
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 25 Nov 1892

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