17 July 1918
A.C. Borella was awarded the Victoria Cross for action at Villers-Bretonneux.
What's New At the Memorial
When Indigenous artist Megan Cope was asked to be an official war artist, she thought of her Uncle Dick, who was killed during the First World War.
The Australian War Memorial has commissioned a body of work by artist Megan Cope, making her the Memorial’s first female Aboriginal official war artist.
Exhibitions & Events
Free school holidays family event
Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries, 10:15am
Free activity for kids
Lower galleries, 11am
Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.
Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm