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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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O'MEARA, Martin

Service number 3970
Sergeant
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Nov 1885

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BIRKS, Frederick

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

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DALZIEL, Henry

Service number 1936
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Feb 1893

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BEATHAM, Robert Matthew

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

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TOWNER, Edgar Thomas

Service number Q30753
Captain
26 Australian Infantry Battalion
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2
Born 19 Apr 1890

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JOYNT, William Donovan

Service number Officer
Lieutenant Colonel
Born 19 Mar 1889

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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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FRENCH, John Alexander

Service number QX1071
Corporal
2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 15 Jul 1914

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