Victoria Cross Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to Victoria Cross recipients. The memorial consists of four large boulders on a paved area with the Victoria Cross in the centre.
Metal plaques have been installed on each boulder to commemorate the Victoria Cross recipients for each of the wars, including the Boer War, WWI, WWII and Vietnam.
THIS PLAQUE AND GROVE OF TREES COMMEMORATES THE
VALOUR AND SELF SACRIFICE OF THOSE AUSTRALIAN
SERVICEMEN WHO WERE AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS.
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- Conflicts commemorated
- South Africa War, 1899–1902
- First World War, 1914–1918
- Second World War, 1939–1945
- Vietnam War, 1962–1972
- Memorial type
- Commemorative services held
- To be confirmed
- Additional information
The Memorial Park is a tribute to Keith Payne, who lived in Stafford at the time of his Victoria Cross decoration on 1970. He was one of four servicemen awarded a Victoria Cross during the Vietnam conflict.
The memorial and park grounds are maintained by the community of Stafford and Stafford Heights Primary Schools.
- Recorded by
- Queensland War Memorial Register
- Date recorded
- 27 February 2009