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VC997   Clifford William King Sadlier

Name    Clifford William King Sadlier  No.      

VC Issue No.   997   Awards   VC    

Regiment    51st (Victoria) Battalion, AIF



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Camberwell, Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   Busselton District Hospital, Western Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Buried at sea, Indean Ocean (17 May 1990), Australia

Cremated   Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   11 July 1918

VC Presented   17 July 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Memorial Plaque, Karrakatta Cemerery, War Grave Gardens, Hollywood, Perth, WA, Australia

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

P  Memorial Plaque, Western Australian War Memorial, Kings Park, Perth, WA, 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

Sadleir Place, Canberra, ACT, Australia    Sadlier Street, Subiaco, WA, Australia

By The Way…

After his VC action, he was so badly wounded that he was invalided out of the army and returned home.

VC Held By

St George's Cathedral, St George's Terrace, Perth, WA, Australia



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BORN   11 June 1892

DIED   28 April 1964  AGE   71

VC Won   24-25 April 1918   AGE   25

Place VC Won    Villers-Bretonneux, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War