The front page of 'The London Gazette', 23 July 1916
The front page of The London Gazette, 23 July 1916. The opening paragraph states; His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to award the Victoria Cross to the undermentioned Officers and Non-commissioned Officers: … No 465 Lance Corporal Albert Jacka, 14th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces. The London, Edinburgh, and Belfast Gazettes are the official newspapers of record in the United Kingdom and they have been fully indexed for the WWI period at http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk. The site also contains a brief history of how this official newspaper came into existence.