Hughie Edwards VC

Accession Number ART40985
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 43.5 cm x 45.5 cm x 29.5 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description bronze, green patina
Location Main Bld: Hall of Valour: Main Hall: Air War
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Date made 1986
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: External copyright


Bust of Air Vice Marshal Sir Hughie Idwal Edwards, VC, KCMG, CB, DSO, OBE, DFC (1914-1982). Sir Edward was an air force hero who became Governor of Western Australia. He was a highly decorated airman whose awards included the Victoria Cross for a low-level attack on the port of Bremen.