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Framed Painting - Corporal Cameron Baird, VC ,MG

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 2-4 Templeton Street Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Brown timber look plastic frame containing watercolour painting in the image of a commando soldier. signature left bottom corner Henk Art
Size
112cmH x 87cmW
Object Registration
17.1
Keywords
cameron baird, victoria cross
Historical information
Cameron Stewart Baird, VC, MG was a soldier in the Australian Army who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in Afghanistan. Cameron enlisted on 4/1/2000 and was posted to the 4th Battalion (Commando) RAR now known as the 2nd Commando Regiment. He was deployed on 7 operations including Operation TANAGER - Timor Leste in 2001 Operation BASTILLE and FALCONER - Iraq in 2003. Cameron resigned from the ADF in 2004 re enlisting in 2006 and again posted to 2nd Commando Regiment. In 2007 he was promoted to Lance Corporal and deployed on Operation SLIPPER - Afghanistan. He was awarded the Medal for Gallantry. In 2008 he was promoted to Corporal and deployed again on Operation SLIPPER in 2009 2011 and 2013. He was killed in action on 22 June 2013 and was posthumously awarded the VC for his actions in the Khod Valley Uruzgan province Afghanistan
Made By
The Picture Framing Shak (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
plaque - Corporal Cameron Baird, VC ,MG
Last updated
21 Feb 2020 at 9:39AM