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Australian Victoria Cross Recipients

Australian Victoria Cross Recipients Page 1  Page 2   Page 3 See also on our website   What is the Victoria Cross? The Victoria Cross has been awarded to 97 Australians since the medal was authorized by Queen Victoria in January 1856. Victoria … Read more

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Australian Military

The Australian Defence Force is composed of the Australian Army, the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Australia no longer has conscription. The minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service is … Read more

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Victoria Cross

Although Australia has many ways to honour it’s armed forces, the Victoria Cross remains the most valued and coveted. The Instituting Royal Warrant states that the Victoria Cross shall only be awarded for the most conspicuous bravery or some daring … Read more

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Military Rank Equivalents

Military rank (or rank) is a system of listing the seniority and command (degree of decision-making responsibility) within military organizations. The following are rank equivalents in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) three service branches: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australian Army, … Read more

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