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Robert Grieve VC

Melbourne

  • Robert Grieve VC
Battle of Long Tan 50th Anniversary Reflections
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Nearly a century ago, Robert Grieve was awarded the highest military honour, the Victoria Cross (VC) medal, for knocking out a concealed machine gun post during the Battle of Messines.

Nearly a century ago, Robert Grieve was awarded the highest military honour, the Victoria Cross (VC) medal, for knocking out a concealed machine gun post during the Battle of Messines.

Philip Powell will discuss his research on this remarkable Victorian, and the broader implications of the Battle of Messines on Major-General Monash's 3rd Division. Stop by the Galleries after the talk to see Grieve's original medal on display.

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Cost

Adult

Entry cost ($): $5.00

Facilities

  • Coach parking
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.