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VC1334    Edward Kenna

Name   Edward Kenna    No.      

VC Issue No.   1334   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Australian Military Forces, 2/4th (New South Wales) Battalion



Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Hamilton, Western Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   

Buried/Location Ashes    


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone        Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    6 September 1945

VC Presented   6 January 1947, Governor-General of Australia, Duke of Gloucester, Melbourne, Australia


Headstone, Lot 208, Section SSH, Hamilton Lawn Cemetery, Hamilton, VIC, Australia

Memorial Plaque, Mission Hill, Wewak, Papua New Guinea

Display at Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Statue, Sam Fitzpatrick Gardens, Lonsdale Street, Hamilton, VIC, Australia

P  VC Heroes Walk, Anzac Memorial Park, The Strand, Townsville, Q, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Kenna Street, Macleod, VIC, Australia

Kenna Street, Wodonga, VIC, Australia

Edward Kenna Vc Rest Area, Hume Highway, Pheasants Nest, NSW, Australia

Kenna Road, Loxwood, SA, Australia

By The Way…

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



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BORN    6 July 1919

DIED      AGE    

VC Won  15 May 1945  AGE   25

Place VC Won   Wewak, New Guinea

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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