Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

25/7/2006

Precious war medal sets world record price

Sydney – Australia’s last privately owned Victoria Cross medal awarded at the First World War battle of Gallipoli in Turkey sold at auction on Monday for a world record AUS$1-million (about R5-million).

The buyer was an anonymous Australian who said he intended to put the medal on display at the War Memorial museum in Canberra. for more click here

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