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Leopold Julius Le FEVRE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressKama, Kambola Road, Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Dr J L Le Fevre, Ellerslie, Burrowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He colunteered as forward observation officer, and though it was dark, and the route was unknown to him he reached his post successfully. While on duty he several times crossed backwards and fowards under heavy fire to battalion headquarters, where signallers were maintaining communication, and was able to trasmit valuable reports to Divisional Artillery Headquarters, thus contributing to an opreation which was entirely successful.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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