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Euroa - Victoria Cross Memorial Park



Three plinths with bronze statues and plaques commemorate Victoria Cross recipients from the Euroa district.

Lieutenant (later Major) Frederick Tubb and Corporal Alexander Burton won their Victoria Crosses in the Lone Pine trenches at Gallipoli in August 1915 repelling a Turkish counter-attack — Burton was killed in the attack and awarded his medal posthumously. Tubb died on the Western Front in France two years later.

Lieutenant Maygar won his Victoria Cross rescuing a comrade under heavy fire during the Boer War in 1901 and was later killed in action during World War One.

The plaques read:

LESLIE CECIL MAYGAR VC
Born 27 May 1868
Killed In Action 1 November 1917

FREDERICK HAROLD TUBB VC
Born 28 November 1881
Killed In Action 20 September 1917

ALEXANDER STUART BURTON VC
Born 20 January 1893
Killed In Action 9 August 1915


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Kirkland Avenue West,  Euroa 3666, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
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