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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

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KINGSBURY, Bruce Steel

Service number VX19139
Private
2nd/14th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 29 May 1918

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BEATHAM, Robert Matthew

Service number 2742
Private
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Jun 1894

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GORDON, Bernard Sidney

Service number 23
Lance Corporal
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Aug 1891

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JACKSON, John William Alexander

Service number 588
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Sep 1897

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BIRKS, Frederick

Service number 47
Second Lieutenant
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Aug 1894

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AXFORD, Thomas Leslie

Service number W18283
Sergeant
HQ Western Command Army Service Corps (AMF)
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2
Born 18 Jun 1894

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MACTIER, Robert

Service number 6939
Private
23rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 May 1890

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NEWTON, William Ellis

Service number 250748
Flight Lieutenant
No. 22 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 8 Jun 1919

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