PASSCHENDAELE, BELGIUM, 1956. JOSEPH (JOE) MAXWELL VC (LEFT) AND JOHN HAMILTON VC (RIGHT, HOLDING ...

Unit 40th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number P01312.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Period 1950-1959
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PASSCHENDAELE, BELGIUM, 1956. JOSEPH (JOE) MAXWELL VC (LEFT) AND JOHN HAMILTON VC (RIGHT, HOLDING HIS HAT) STAND LOOKING AT THE HEADSTONE ON THE GRAVE IN TYNE COT CEMETERY NEAR PASSCHENDAELE OF ANOTHER VICTORIA CROSS WINNER, SERGEANT LEWIS MCGEE, 40TH BATTALION, KILLED IN ACTION 1917-10-12. MAXWELL AND HAMILTON ARE PROBABLY ON THEIR WAY TO OR FROM THE VICTORIA CROSS CENTENARY IN LONDON. (DONOR A. HAMILTON)