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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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WOODS, James Park

Service number 2344A
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jan 1891

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BELL, Frederick William

Service number 8
Lieutenant
6 Mounted Infantry Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 3 Apr 1875

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MURRAY, Henry William

Service number Q30751
Lieutenant Colonel
Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1 Dec 1885

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TOWNER, Edgar Thomas

Service number Q30753
Captain
26th Infantry Battalion (AMF)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 19 Apr 1890

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BROWN, Walter Ernest

Service number 1689
Sergeant
2nd/4th Field Regiment
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 3 Jul 1885

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GABY, Alfred Edward

Service number 4053
Lieutenant
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Jan 1892

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POPE, Charles

Lieutenant
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Mar 1883

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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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