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Photograph - Digital image - Leslie C Maygar and soldiers

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

Description
Digital copy of black and white photograph.
Object Registration
1297
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
22 Apr 2017 at 11:07PM