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Medal VC (Copy) - Victorian Cross Medal (Copy of)

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

Description
Victoria Cross Medal with Red Ribbon
Size
Cross L 3,5 cm H. 3.5 cm, Red ribbon Approx. 6.0 cm, metal clasp W. 4.00 cm
Object Registration
989
Keywords
copy of victoria cross
Historical information
A Copy of the Victoria Cross for display only purpose.
When Made
2020
Significance
Copy of Victoria Cross for Lara R.S.L. Display purposes only.
Inscriptions & Markings
On Reverse it a marking stating COPY.
The Victoria Cross for Australia is the highest award in the Australian Honours System, superseding the British Victoria Cross for issue to Australians. The Victoria Cross for Australia is the "decoration for according recognition to persons who in the presence of the enemy, perform acts of the most conspicuous gallantry, or daring or pre-eminent acts of valour or self-sacrifice or display extreme devotion to duty.

The Victoria Cross for Australia was created by letters patent signed by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, on 15 January 1991. It is listed equal first with the British Victoria Cross on the Australian Order of Wear with precedence in Australia over all orders, decorations and medals. The decoration may be awarded to members of the Australian Defence Force and to other persons determined by the Australian Minister for Defence.] A person to whom the Victoria Cross for Australia has been awarded is entitled to the post nominals VC placed after the person's name.
Last updated
7 Apr 2020 at 2:29PM