Items relating to the death of Leslie Cecil Maygar, 1917-1920

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Beersheba
Accession Number RCDIG0001361
Collection number PR02016
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 6
Object type Letters, Papers, Newspaper cutting, Photograph
Physical description 14 Image/s captured
Maker Goucher, Frederick Thomas Henry
Lean, James Malcolm
Maygar, Leslie Cecil
Wallace, Peter John Charles
Place made Australia: Victoria, Benalla, Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1917-1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use
Description

Items relating to the death of Lieutenant Colonel Leslie Cecil Maygar, 8th Light Horse Regiment. This file contains a variety items detailing or relating to Maygar’s death on 1 November 1917 due to wounds sustained during the Battle of Beersheba in Palestine. This file contains:
Will of Leslie Cecil Maygar, last signed 25 June 1917;
Telegram from Major Frederick Thomas Henry Goucher to Reverend Warry, received 6 November 1917 [includes envelope];
Newspaper clipping titled "Heroic Horseman Dies", November 1917;
Letter from [Peter John Charles] Wallace to the brother of Leslie Cecil Maygar, 16th Light Horse, Benalla, 12 January 1918;
Telegram from Major J. M. Lean, Officer-in-Charge, Base Records, Melbourne, [incorrectly addressed] to Mrs. A. E. Maygar, Strathearn, Longwood, 18 March 1920;
Grave memorial card for Leslie Cecil Maygar (includes photograph of grave), [c. 1917-1918].