Military Historical Society of Australia

Queensland Federal Councillor


Anthony Staunton

Anthony Staunton

Anthony Staunton graduated in Business Studies (RMIT) and History (Deakin University) and retired in 2011 after a career in the Departments of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs. Inspired by his 3rd grade teacher telling the story of the seven Victoria Cross winners at Lone Pine, Anthony has had a life long interest in the Victoria Cross. From 1986 to 2000 he collaborated on four VC books. In 2005 he was author of Victoria Cross, Australians finest and the battles they fought, published by Hardie Grant Books.

Anthony joined the Society in 1976 and was the Society's Editorial Board convenor from 1989 to June 2011. During this period, he was Federal Secretary for eight years and Editor of the society’s journal, Sabretache from mid-2002 until mid-2011. He is a member of Federal Council for 2017-2019.



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