ID number F10234
Title Jacka VC
Collection Film
Object type To be confirmed
  • Buesst, Nigel (Cinematographer)
  • Cooper, Ross (Cinematographer)
Place made Australia
Date made 1978
Physical description 16mm/Colour/sound
Measurement 45 min 8 sec
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided subject to permission from copyright holder


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.

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