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100th Victoria Cross Awarded in Australia to Cameron Baird (Deceased) 13-2-2014

Article about: Medal will be handed over to the family next week at gov house.

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    Medal will be handed over to the family next week at gov house.

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    R.I.P. Lest We Forget.

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    " But we stand in awe.

    That we do.
    I collect, therefore I am.

    Nothing in science can explain how consciousness arose from matter.

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    RIP a very brave young man .
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    duty done,now R.I.P.condolences to the ones he left behind.

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    VC Medal was presented today at gov house , commando2 reg members was there as well.
    Family donated it to the Canberra war memorial .


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    Five tours to Astan.

    He lived up to his Soldiers Code;
    I have the honour to be a Soldier in the Australian Army. I am a custodian of traditions forged in battle by the ANZACS.
    I treat others with dignity and respect and expect others to do the same.
    I strive to develop my proficiency and competency in the Profession of Arms.
    I do not compromise my integrity nor my moral courage.
    At all times I act in ways that will bring honour to Australia, and credit upon the Army, my unit and my fellow soldiers.

    I researched him on the web, as I was interested in the 'already an icon in the army' bit.

    Seems those were the Prime Minister's words - info within:
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