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VC833   John Carroll

Name   John Carroll   No.   1804   

VC Issue No.   833   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Regiment, 33rd (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Place Of Death   Repatriation General Hospital, Hollywood, Perth, Western Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Karrakatta Cemetery, Hollywood, Perth, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   RC Section KA, Plot 658

Gazetted   2 August 1917

VC Presented   23 March 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Karrakatta Cemetery, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

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

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

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

Carroll Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia

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

P  Memorial Plaque, Western Australian War Memorial, Kings Park, Perth, WA, Australia

By The Way…

He preferred to be called Jack

His Victoria Cross was bequeathed on his death to the Kalgoorlie branch of the Returned Soldier's League, in October 1989 the branch presented it to the Australian War Memorial

VC Held By

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



VC 832 VC 834
VC 832
VC 834

The First World War

BORN   16 August 1892

DIED   4 October 1971   AGE   79

VC Won   7-12 June 1917   AGE   24

Place VC Won   St. Yves, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

Thank you to Anthony Staunton