Victoria Cross Memorial

Location of Victoria Cross Memorial

Keith Payne VC DSO Memorial Park,Lutana Street
Stafford QLD 4053

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.

Inscription

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
Stone/cairn/plinth
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

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