Maygar, Leslie Cecil, VC, DSO, VD (Lieutenant Colonel, b.1868 - d.1917)

Unit 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment
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Accession Number PR00696
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Maygar, Leslie Cecil
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Letters from Lieutenant Colonel Maygar to Jack Moir, a student in Australia, concerning former students of Melbourne's Wesley College. Also makes patriotic statements, describes the qualities of Turkish and German soldiers, and how his horse was shot from under him at Gaza. The collection also includes a decorated transcript of a letter written to school children from Lt Col Maygar in December 1915.