Keith Payne VC Memorial Park

Details

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

KELLIHER, Richard

Service number QX500601
Private
2nd/25th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1 Sep 1910

CARTWRIGHT, George

Service number N60360
Private
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Dec 1894

BEATHAM, Robert Matthew

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

TOWNER, Edgar Thomas

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

MAXWELL, Joseph

Service number 607
Lieutenant
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Feb 1896

BORELLA, Albert Chalmers

Service number V81550
Captain
51 Garrison Company
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 7 Aug 1881

JACKSON, John William Alexander

Service number N391402
Corporal
Born 13 Sep 1897

CHERRY, Percy Herbert

Service number 1023
Captain
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jun 1895

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