Saturday, April 5, 2014

Maitland war hero the world forgot

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The Maitland RSL sub-branch has launched a campaign to ­honour the city’s only Victoria Cross recipient, Joseph Maxwell.
Mr Maxwell fought at Gallipoli in World War I and was awarded the Victoria Cross for most conspicuous bravery and ­leadership in an attack on the Beaurevoir-Fonsomme line, near Estrees, north of St Quentin in France on October 3, 1918.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury,