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It's a letter which must be repeated hundreds of times within the military records of the Australian War Memorial. In neat handwriting dated April 4, 1921 it is the letter from a mourning mother asking the Defence Department for a memorial scroll for a son who died from his injuries in the First World War.
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The first Victoria Cross awarded to an Australian flyer for valour in the presence of the enemy was won by Lieutenant Frank McNamara of Number 1 squadron on March 20th, 1917. Following a raid on a train line, despite being wounded himself, McNamara landed and rescued a downed pilot from the raid whilst under enemy fire behind Turkish lines. Interestingly despite heavy involvement in combat over enemy lines, he was the only AFC pilot to be awarded a VC in World War One.