McDougall, Stanley

Accession Number PR03030
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm
Object type Album, Book, Postcard, Letters, Newspaper cutting
Maker Various
Place made Australia, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1917-1965
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection of 4061 Sergeant Stanley McDougall, VC, MM, 48th Battalion relating to his service in the First World War and post war life. A scrapbook contains a range of material, 1917-1965, relating to McDougall and his VC and also to the Queen's visit to Australia in 1956. It has newspaper cuttings, invitations and tickets to functions, including at Buckingham Palace, greeting cards, a document signed by the Queen, souvenir programs and menus, including one signed by ten Australian VC recipients, and photographs. Also in the collection are a New Testament, service documents, souvenir material and a sprig of boronia given to McDougall to wear on ANZAC Day service.