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VC1335    Leslie Thomas Starevich

Name   Leslie Thomas Starevich    No.      

VC Issue No.   1335   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Australian Military Forces, 2/4th (New South Wales) Battalion



Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Subiaco, Australia

Place Of Death   at his home, Carnamah, Western Australia

Buried/Location Ashes    Esperance Public Lawn Cemetery, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   War Graves Section, Grave 1366

Gazetted    8 November 1945

VC Presented   27 May 1947, Lieutenant-Governor of Western Australia, Australia


Headstone, Esperance Public Lawn Cemetery, Australia

Plaque & Statue on Mallee War Memorial, Grass Patch, WA, Australia

Display at Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Memorial Site of Action, Beaufort, North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)

P  Memorial Plaque, Western Australian War Memorial, Kings Park, Perth, WA, Australia

P  VC Heroes Walk, Anzac Memorial Park, The Strand, Townsville, Q, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Tom Starcevich VC Road, Grass Patch, WA, Australia

Starcevich Road, Loxwood, SA, Australia

By The Way…

VC Held By

Army Museum of Western Australia, Fremantle, Australia



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BORN    5 September 1918

DIED   17 November 1989   AGE    71

VC Won  25 May 1945  AGE   26

Place VC Won   Beaufort, North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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