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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.
|Address:||Kirkland Avenue West, RSL Memorial Park , Euroa, 3666|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.750673|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 16th November, 2014|
This Project Was Supported By
Honouring Our Heroes Euroa And District Incorporated,
The State Government Of Victoria,
The Department Of Veteran`s Affairs
And The Strathbogie Shire Council
Officially Opened By
The Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC,
Governor of Victoria
16 November 2014
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