Unveiling of memorial to Major Edgar Thomas Towner VC, MC, FRGSA, Blackall, 24th April 2009 and related proceedings

Accession Number MSS1953
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 2cm
Object type Typescript
Maker Logan, John Alexander
Date made 2009
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Bound copy of the unveiling of a memorial to Major Edgar Thomas Towner VC, MC, FRGSA at Blackall Qld on 24th April 2009 and related proceedings. Contains copies of messages by Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of Australia, and Kevin Rudd MP, Prime Minister of Australia, relating to the unveiling of the memorial to E. T. Towner VC. Background documentation to the memorial is included: This consists newspaper articles, sculpture proposals and a biography of the artist commissioned. The programme for the unveiling event is included along with photos from the unveiling. Additional information relating to Towner VC is included, extracts from his Second World War service record, extracts from his citizenship documentation, and the tribunal decision relating to the export of R.T. Towner VC's medal group.

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