21 April 2017
- A statue dedicated to the memory of Victoria Cross recipient John Patrick Hamilton is unveiled in Orange. Fifty people attend the ceremony, including descendants of John Patrick Hamilton VC spanning three generations. Guest speakers include Orange mayor, Cr John Davis OAM, Orange Ex-Services’ Club Senior Vice President, Graham Gentles, The Hon Katrina Hodgkinson, MP, NSW Member for Calare, Andrew Gee, and Ian Burrett JP, whose father, Lt Col Athol Frederick (Joe) Burrett DSO was John Hamilton’s commanding officer.
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