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Photograph - Digital image - Leslie Cecil Maygar

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Digital copy of black and white studio photograph.
Object Registration
1295
Keywords
leslie cecil maygar, maygar family, victoria cross
Historical information
The Maygar family came to Greensborough circa 1841 from Somerset England. They were of Hungarian descent. They farmed along the Plenty River. Leslie Cecil Maygar VC, DSO, VD was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross. In 1901 Lieutenant Maygar was awarded the Victoria Cross for rescuing a fellow Victorian whose horse had been shot. He died at Beersheeba in Palestine in 1917.
When Made
1900c
Last updated
28 May 2017 at 2:33PM