|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
Duffus Bros Photographers
|Place made||South Africa|
|Date made||c 1901|
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Leslie Cecil Maygar, DSO, of Dean Station, Kilmore, Vic, of ...
Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Leslie Cecil Maygar, DSO, of Dean Station, Kilmore, Vic, of the 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles who was the first Victorian to be awarded the Victoria Cross (VC), which he won at Geelhoutboom in South Africa on 23 November 1901, for rescuing a comrade under fire. Note the Australian sweetheart badge he is wearing on his hat.