b'105701gun post holding up the advance, shot four of the occupants,5: Thomas James Bede KENNY (1896 - 1953) born at and captured nine others, along with two machine-guns. HePaddington, Sydney. On 9 April 1917, at Hermies, France, provided excellent covering support to his company, and whileKennys platoon was held up by an enemy strong point. in advance of the main attack located enemy posts and ledDespite heavy enemy fire, he ran alone towards the enemy, parties to deal with them. Next day he rescued a woundedkilling one man who tried to stop him, and soon after bombing comrade. Throughout all this, he showed utter disregardthe enemy position. Kenny was successful in wounding and [for the enemy] and inspired confidence in all. His V.C. iscapturing the gun crew and seizing the gun. For his actions displayed at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. in Hermies he was awarded the Victoria Cross. His V.C. is 4: William Matthew CURREY (1895 - 1948) born atdisplayed at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.Wallsend, Newcastle. In September 1918, during the final6: George Julian Snowy HOWELL (1893 - 1964) born at Allied offensive of the warthe Hundred Days OffensiveEnfield, Sydney. He served briefly on Gallipoli before beingCurrey was one of eight Australians awarded the Victoriasent to France, where he was wounded at Pozires in July Cross for their actions during the Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin.1916. In April 1917 he won the Military Medal for his bravery On 1 September 1918 in the attack on Pronne, Currey, aleading a bombing section in an attack.22-year-old private in the 53rd Battalion, rushed forward underThe outstanding feat for which he received the Victoria Cross heavy machine-gun fire and captured single-handed a 77mmtook place at Bullecourt on June 6th, 1917, when he single-field gun which had been holding up the advance, killing allhandedly fought off an enemy counter-attack with bombs, the crew. Later, when the advance was checked by an enemyrifle, and bayonet before he was severely wounded. His V.C. is strong-point he crept round the flank and engaged the postdisplayed at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.with a Lewis gun, then rushed it, causing many casualties.George Warburton FULLER (1861 - 1940), Member of the Subsequently he volunteered to carry orders for withdrawalN.S.W. Legislative Assembly and later Premier of New South to an isolated company, bringing back valuable information,Wales. The construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was doing so under heavy fire and despite being gassed. Thecommenced during his premiership.citation published in the London Gazette of 14 December 1918 concluded that his behaviour was a striking example7: William DUNSTAN (1895 - 1957) born at Ballarat, of coolness, determination and utter disregard of danger.Victoria. Dunstan was 20 years old and a corporal in the 7th and his gallant work contributed largely to the success ofBattalion, A.I.F. when he was awarded the VC for his actions the operation. His V.C. is displayed at the Australian Waron 9 August 1915, during the Battle of Lone Pine on Gallipoli. Memorial, Canberra. During the action Turkish forces had made a determined J.H. DAVIDSON, Secretary to the Honourable H.W. McIntosh,counter-attack on the centre of a newly captured trench Member of the N.S.W. Legislative Council and the host of theheld by a lieutenant, Frederick Harold Tubb, two corporals dinner. (Alexander Stewart Burton and Corporal Dunstan), and a few'