Jacka VC

Accession Number F10234
Collection type Film
Measurement 47 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/sound
Maker Buesst, Nigel
Cooper, Ross
Place made Australia
Date made 1978
Access Open
Conflict Period 1970-1979
First World War, 1914-1918

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The life of the famous Australian war hero, Captain Albert Jacka, VC, MC and BAR, of the 14th Battalion AIF, who was the first Australian to win the Victoria Cross at Gallipoli. The film uses photographs and archival film interspersed with contemporary scenes of Wedderburn and his brother Bill Jacka, Percy Bland, W D Joynt VC and other army associates telling of their memories of him.