Commander Norman Holbrook, submariner medals kept safe at War Memorial

Victoria Ellis
By Victoria Ellis
Updated May 8 2022 - 9:51pm, first published May 6 2022 - 9:30pm
HISTORY: Greater Hume Councillor Heather Wilton with Holbrook Submarine Museum curator Morrie Jeppensen in front of a painting of Commander Holbrook and replicas of his medals. Picture: MARK JESSER

War medals, which are owned by the people of Holbrook and estimated as worth more than $1 million, have had their lease at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra renewed.


Victoria Ellis

Victoria Ellis grew up on the Border and loves reporting for her home community. She is a University of Wollongong Journalism graduate. In 2018 Victoria was awarded the Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism and completed a 10 week internship with WIN News Illawarra. In 2019 she was awarded The Border Mail's Cameron Thompson Scholarship, where she completed a three week internship, before taking up ongoing employment in 2021.

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