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VC1036    Percy Clyde Statton

Name   Percy Clyde Statton   No.   506   

VC Issue No.   1036   Awards   VC     MM

Regiment   Australian Imperial Force, 40th (Tasmania) Battalion



Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career  Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia

Place Of Death   Hobart Repatriation General Hospital, Tasmania, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Cornelian Bay Crematorium, Hobart, Tasmania,Australia

Cremated   Cornelian Bay Crematorium, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   27 September 1918

VC Presented   7 June 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Memorial Plaque, Australian Imperial Force Arch No. 4, Niche F-3, Cornelian Bay Crematorium, Hobart, Tasmania

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

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

Display, Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Memorial Plaque, Lyell Highway, Ouse, TAS, Australia

Memorial Stone, Belstead Street Primary School, Zeehan, TAS, Australia

Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Cenotaph, Hobart, TAS, Australia

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

Statton Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  VC Memorial, 119 Borella Road, Peard's Complex, East Albury, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

He returned after the war to a hero's reception in Hobart. He was less certain, however, of a welcome from his wife who had warned the 'strapping, handsome soldier' that if he went off to war she would leave him when he returned. She kept her word and he divorced her on 1 October 1920.

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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BORN   21 October 1890

DIED   5 December 1959  AGE   69

VC Won   12 August 1918   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Proyart, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War