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VC1345    Kevin Arthur Wheatley

Name   Kevin Arthur Wheatley    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1345   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Australian Army Training Team, Vietnam



Rank VC Won   Warrant Officer Class II

Rank End Of Career   Warrant Officer Class II

Place Of Birth   Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   

Buried/Location Ashes    Lawn Cemetery, Pine Grove Memorial Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   26 November 1965

Headstone    Headstone    Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    13 December 1966

VC Presented   1 April 1967 by the Governor-General of Australia, Lord Casey in Australia to his twelve year son, George and wife, Edna



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BORN    13 March 1937

DIED   13 November 1965   AGE    28

VC Won  13 November 1965  AGE   28

Place VC Won   Binh Hoa Village, Tra Bong Valley, Vietnam

War/Campaign   Vietnam War

Vietnam War


Headstone, Lawn Cemetery, Pine Grove Memorial Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Named on Roll of Honour, Area 4, Australia War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Memorial Plaque, NSW Garden of Remembrance, Rookwood, NSW,  Australia

Memorial Stone, Mawson Park, Campbelltown, NSW, Australia

 Kevin Wheatley VC Memorial Wall, Queen Street, Campbelltown, NSW, Australia

P  Named on Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

Kevin Wheatley Club, Canungra Jungle Training Centre

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

Kevin Wheatley VC Rest Area, Hume Highway, Lake George, NSW, Australia

Wheatley Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Wheatley Road, Loxwood, SA, Australia

By The Way…

He was buried 20 November 1965 in Saigon, South Vietnam, body later returned to Australia with funds raised by a group of nine businessmen

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

VC Ephemera