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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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KENNY, Thomas James Bede

Service number 4195
Corporal
Born 29 Sep 1896

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INGRAM, George Mawby

Service number V82281
Captain
Born 18 Mar 1889

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JACKA, Albert

Service number 465
Captain
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Jan 1893

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THROSSELL, Hugo Vivian Hope

Service number OFFICER
Captain
10th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 27 Oct 1884

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RYAN, John

Service number 1717
Private
55th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Feb 1890

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GURNEY, Arthur Stanley

Service number WX9858
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 15 Dec 1908

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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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EDMONDSON, John Hurst

Service number NX15705
Corporal
2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 8 Oct 1914

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