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 Letter, Photograph, Newspaper cutting
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

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].