Historical information

An article from the Melbourne Legacy Bulletin about Legatee Donovan Joynt VC. a long serving Legatee.
The Bulletin published articles on Legatees when they passed away.
This is a recount of the citation of his war service in 1918 when he won the Victoria Cross. 'For the most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty during the attack on Herleville Wood, near Chuignes, Peronne on the 23rd August 1918.
The article was part of an album of past presidents and prominent legatees from 1965 to 1989. The folder included biographical details and obituaries, eulogies and death notices of prominent Legatees. The items have been catalogued separately.


A record of the war service of Legatee Donovan Joynt that led to him being awarded the Victoria Cross. The information was collected to record the lives of prominent legatees in a folder.

Physical description

Photocopy of 2 pages from the Legacy Bulletin on the VC citation of Legatee William Donovan Joynt.

Inscriptions & markings

Bulletin No. VAW 1209. 15.5.1986. Page No 25 and No 26