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VC1110    Joseph Maxwell

Name   Joseph Maxwell    No.      

VC Issue No.   1110   Awards   VC   MC & Bar   DCM

Regiment   Australian Imperial Force, 18th (New South Wales) Battalion

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   Matraville, New South Wales, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, Botany, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Cremated   Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, Botany, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   6 January 1919

VC Presented  8 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

Memorial Plaque, Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, Botany, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Portrait & Brass Citation at the Maxwell Club, Victoria Barracks, Paddington, Sydney, NSW, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Joseph Maxwell VC Park, Gillieston Heights, Maitland, NSW, Australia

Plaque in Soldiers Club, Holsworthy Barracks, NSW, Australia


By The Way…

He wrote a book about his time in the war, titled Hells Bells and Mademoiselles


VC Held By

Victoria Barracks, Paddington, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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BORN   10 February 1896

DIED   6 July 1967   AGE   71

VC Won   3 October 1918    AGE    22

Place VC Won   Near St Quentin, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War