For Valour [Autograph book]

Accession Number RC08281
Collection number Souvenirs 10 Collection (Autographs and Autograph Books) 1/1/5
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919

A suede album titled "For Valour" and presented "With the compliments of The Hon. Hugh D. McIntosh, M.L.C.". It contains the menu for the dinner held at Hotel Australia on the 11 November 1919, a poem by Frank Morton "To these Brave" and the autographs of V.C. recipients who attended. The dinner was offered by Mr McIntosh to Australian VC winners at Hotel Australia on the night of Armistice Day, 11 November, 1919. Autographs include those of P.V. Storkey, John Ryan, Walter Peeler, William Dunstan, B.A. Wark, Bede Kenny, J. Hamilton, A.C. Hall, W.J. Symons, W.M. Currey, A.D. Lowerson, G. Ingram, J. Maxwell and A. Borella.