THE DICKIN MEDAL, THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR ANIMALS, AWARDED TO TWO AUSTRALIAN PIGEONS, BEING ...

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Accession Number 132991
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Smith, J H
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 15 July 1947
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

THE DICKIN MEDAL, THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR ANIMALS, AWARDED TO TWO AUSTRALIAN PIGEONS, BEING PRESENTED BY THE MINISTER FOR THE ARMY, THE HONOURABLE CYRIL CHAMBERS. LEFT TO RIGHT: BRIGADIER A. D. MOLLOY, THE SIGNAL OFFICER IN CHARGE; THE MINISTER FOR THE ARMY, THE HONOURABLE CYRIL CHAMBERS; MR G. COCHRANE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY, VICTORIAN HOMING ASSOCIATION; MR J. FLAVELL, DONOR OF PIGEON; MR N. BAGLIN, AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL REPRESENTATIVE; MR G. ADAMS, DONOR OF PIGEON; MR R. ELSO, PRESIDENT, YARRAVILLE PIGEON CLUB; CAPTAIN D. H. DAY, EX CORPS OF SIGNALS.