• Stanley Lefevre

Army / Flying Corps
  • 39th Australian Dental Unit
  • 10th Brigade
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  • Military Cross (MC)
  • Birth

    Pyengana, TAS, Australia

Stories and comments
    • LEFEVRE S Lieut NC AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 27 May 2019

    Honours and Awards Stanley Le Fevre Rank Lieutenant Unit 39th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Award Military Cross Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 4 March 1919 on page 375 at position 4 London Gazette 7 November 1918 on page 13179 at position

    LEFEVRE S Lieut NC
    • LEFEVRE S Lieut MC RECOMM .AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 27 May 2019

    LEFEVRE S Lieut NC AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.

    LEFEVRE S Lieut MC RECOMM
    • Description 15 carat gold watch fob comm AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 27 May 2019

    Accession Number REL30805 Description 15 carat gold watch fob commemorating Lieutenant Stanley Le Fevre from the First World War. The fob is a Maltese cross with a central raised circle containing a soldier. Reverse is engraved with the inscription, 'TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE LIEUT S. LE FEVRE A.I.F. From PYENGANA Killed AUG 30TH 1918 His Duty Nobly Done'. Stamped below this is, '[Unicorn] 15 W'. History / Summary Medallion presented by the people of Pyengana, Tasmania, to the family of Lieutenant Stanley Le Fevre, 39 Battalion AIF. Le Fevre was born at Pyengana in 1896, and was killed in action on 30 August 1918. Educated in Melbourne, he was employed there as a clerk by the Massey Harris agricultural machinery company before he enlisted in September 1915, claiming to be a 24 year old. He became number 781, Company Sergeant Major of C Company, 39 Battalion, and embarked in May 1916 aboard HMAT A11 'Ascanius'. Commissioned in France during 1916, Lieutenant Le Fevre was acting commander of A Company when the great Allied offensive commenced on 8 August 1918. He was awarded the Military Cross for his gallantry in the advance on the towns of Suzanne and Maricourt, north of the Somme, on 10/11 August. The award was not recommended until 5 September, by which time he had been killed by shellfire near Cléry. Stan Le Fevre is buried at Hem Farm Military Cemetery, France.

    Description  15 carat gold watch fob comm
    • REL30805 Description 15 carat gold watch fob AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 27 May 2019

    Accession Number REL30805 Description 15 carat gold watch fob commemorating Lieutenant Stanley Le Fevre from the First World War. The fob is a Maltese cross with a central raised circle containing a soldier. Reverse is engraved with the inscription, 'TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE LIEUT S. LE FEVRE A.I.F. From PYENGANA Killed AUG 30TH 1918 His Duty Nobly Done'. Stamped below this is, '[Unicorn] 15 W'. History / Summary Medallion presented by the people of Pyengana, Tasmania, to the family of Lieutenant Stanley Le Fevre, 39 Battalion AIF. Le Fevre was born at Pyengana in 1896, and was killed in action on 30 August 1918. Educated in Melbourne, he was employed there as a clerk by the Massey Harris agricultural machinery company before he enlisted in September 1915, claiming to be a 24 year old. He became number 781, Company Sergeant Major of C Company, 39 Battalion, and embarked in May 1916 aboard HMAT A11 'Ascanius'. Commissioned in France during 1916, Lieutenant Le Fevre was acting commander of A Company when the great Allied offensive commenced on 8 August 1918. He was awarded the Military Cross for his gallantry in the advance on the towns of Suzanne and Maricourt, north of the Somme, on 10/11 August. The award was not recommended until 5 September, by which time he had been killed by shellfire near Cléry. Stan Le Fevre is buried at Hem Farm Military Cemetery, France.

    REL30805  Description  15 carat gold watch fob
    • E01524 Description Group portrait of the officers of the 39th Battalion at Neuve Eglise AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 27 May 2019

    Accession Number E01524 Description Group portrait of the officers of the 39th Battalion at Neuve Eglise. Left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) J. S. Beavis MC; Lt J. S. August; Lt F. M. Shaw; Lt H. A. Brocksopp; Lt S. Le Fevre MC; Lt H. J. James MC; Lt D. MacKenzie; Lt N. J. Rushbrook. Middle row: Lt O. R. Brown; Lt D. B. Cross DCM; Lt T. J. Collins; Lt R. A. Johnston MC; Lt A. C. McCaul; Lt V. J. Crotty; Lt G. A. Fidler; Lt H. F. Miles; Captain (Capt) L. E. S. Barker; Capt C. L. Giles. Front row: 3rd Class Chaplain W. A. Moore; Capt P. N. Butler; Capt L. T. Allsop MC, Regimental Medical Officer; Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) A. T. Paterson MC; Lt Col R. O. Henderson DSO; Lt W. Lindsay; Lt W. B. Crayford; Capt D. F. Middleton MC.

    E01524  Description  Group portrait of the officers of the 39th Battalion at Neuve Eglise