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1. Private John William Alexander Jackson is currently recognised as the youngest Australian V.C. recipient. How old was he at the time he won the Victoria Cross?
2. Up to the end of the twentieth century, how many Victoria Crosses had been awarded to Australians (by birth or by service with the armed forces)?
3. What rank did the highest ranking Australian V.C. recipient hold?
4. What was unique about the four Victoria Cross recipients from the Viet Nam War?
5. Of the 64 Australian Victoria Crosses received in World War 1, how many were awarded to airmen?
6. Of the 96 Australian Victoria Crosses received, how many were awarded posthumously?
7. Who received the first Australian Victoria Cross on territory administered by Australia?
8. Captain Neville Howse received Australia's first Victoria Cross. Where did he earn it, and what unit did he belong to?
9. The Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 7-9 Aug 1915 saw a large number of Victoria Crosses received by Australians. How many?
10. Up to the end of 2020, members of the Royal Australian Navy have received 4 Victorian Crosses.
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