Wednesday, April 13, 2011

13 APRIL 1941

Corporal J.H. Edmondson, 2/17th Battalion, 1st Australilan Imperial Force (AIF), originally from Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, wins the Victoria Cross at Tobruk. It was a posthumous award.

His story HERE

The story of the Rats of Tobruk and their heroic work in Tripoli.

Wednesday Bird HERE



  1. Please change "wins" to awarded. No one ever "wins" an award like this or the MOH.

  2. You're right - make that: "EARNS" the VC . . .

  3. Don't mean to be a pedant, but your picture is the Victoria Cross for Canada - the Original and Aussie one's "For Valour"