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VC1041    William Donovan Joynt

Name  William Donovan Joynt   No.   V80044   

VC Issue No.   1041   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Australian Imperial Force, 8th (Victoria) Battalion



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career  Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Elsterwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   At his home, Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Brighton Lawn Cemetery, Victoria, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   12 May 1986

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   27 November 1918

VC Presented   10 July 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Brighton Lawn Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

Display,  Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

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

Joynt Street, Macleod, Victoria, Australia

P  VC Memorial, 119 Borella Road, Peard's Complex, East Albury, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

He was the last survivor of the Great War Australian Victoria Cross Winners, passing away in May 1986

VC Held By

Not known



VC 1040 VC 1042
VC 1040
VC 1042

BORN   19 March 1889

DIED   5 May 1986  AGE   97

VC Won   23 August 1918   AGE  29

Place VC Won   Herleville & Plateau Woods, Peronne, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War