- World War II hero Teddy Sheean to posthumously receive Victoria Cross = https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-10/scott-morrison-teddy-sheean-victoria-cross-recommendation/12540708 =
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has recommended the Queen posthumously award World War II hero Edward 'Teddy' Sheean a Victoria Cross. - Tasmanian Sheean, an 18-year-old with less than two years at sea, was an Ordinary Seaman on the minesweeper HMAS Armidale when it came under heavy attack from Japanese aircraft off the coast of what is now Timor-Leste in 1942.
- Edward Sheean could now be added to the Recipients page = https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Victoria_Cross_Recipients_-_Australia = - cheers
- ps - Wed - being revised - -
- thanks Gillian - - the other lad I remember is -
= John Travers Cornwell VC MiD (1900-1916) VC =
- 16 half yrs when he went down , and known in Scouting circles - - ja
- ps - and now in WikiTree - -