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What qualities did albert jacka show when holding a portion of the trenchs?
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Who was the first Australian soldier to win the Victoria cross in World War 1?
Why did Albert Jacka win the Military cross?
Albert Jacka VC, MC & Bar (10 January 1893 - 17 January 1932) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces. Jacka was the first Australian to be decorated with the VC during the First World War, receiving the medal for his actions during the Gallipoli Campaign. He later served on the Western Front and was twice further decorated for his bravery.
When did Captain Jacka get his Victoria Cross?
As a Lance-Corporal during the Gallipoli campaign (1915), Albert Jacka retook a trench from seven Turkish soldiers who had wounded or killed the Australian defenders. He was the first Australian to be awarded the Victoria Cross during World War I. In August 1916, on the Western front, then-second lieutenant Jacka was involved in a similar hand-to-hand engagement against the Germans, for which he was awarded the Military Cross.
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