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Photo - Legatee Donovan Joynt and Captain Mick Moon

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Black and white photo of L/- Donovan Joynt with Captain Mick Moon, accompanied by a typed note, black on white.
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Object Registration
01355
Keywords
donovan joynt, memorial
Historical information
Photo taken at the opening of the Puckapunyal Sportsman's Club which had been named after Legatee Donovan Joynt (see also Cat.No. 01352). The accompanying typed note, dated March 1983, identifies Lieutenant Colonel Donovan Joynt VC and Captain Mick Moon VC as 'the only surviving VC winners from World War 1 in Victoria.'
The photo was used in a Herald newspaper article on 29 March 1983 (item 01603). The article mentions that L/ Joynt donated more than half the cost of the $130,000 for the sports club and the photo was from the opening event.
When Made
1983
Significance
A photographic record of two outstanding Victorians who after winning their VCs in WWI went on to live long and impressive lives.
Inscriptions & Markings
Typed note from March 1983 mentions that Lieutenant Colonel Donovan Joynt VC and Captain Mick Moon VC were attending the opening of the Lieutenant Colonel Donovan Joynt VC Sportsman's Club in Puckapunyal.
Last updated
27 Jul 2020 at 10:09AM