Alexander Conrad Le Maitre

Le Maitre AlecName   Alexander Conrad Le Maitre

Number    Private 514

Battalion   22nd Battalion

Place of Birth   Elaine

Next of Kin   His father, Mr. P Le Maitre of Leongatha

Date and place of enlistment   Leongatha 6/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment.  Age 19 years and 11 months, 5’ 10 ½ “, 10 stone 10 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair.

Religion Presbyterian

Occupation   Clerk

Date and place of death   he was killed in action on 5/8/1916 at Pozieres

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillerts-La Boiselle Pozieres Picadie France

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

His father has an address of Leongatha. The Le Maîtres half way between Leongatha and Korumburra.

Military History

  • He is on the Korumburra cenotaph and is not on the Leongatha Memorial Hall Black Marble Honour Roll
  • His place of association was listed as Korumburra
  • 10/5/15 He embarked Melbourne on the HMTS Nestor
  • 30/8/15 He went from Egypt to Gallipoli
  • 19/3/16 He embarked Alexandria
  • 26/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
  • 1/5/16 He was made a Lance Corporal
  • 5/8/16 He was missing in action at Pozieres
  • 17/10/16 He was officially declared to have been killed in action
  • His effects were: – 2 brushes, 4 handkerchiefs, housewife, fly net, military book, curios and cigarette case.
  • In his will he left his estate to his father.
  • His father received all medals, the plaque and scroll.
  • He had a City Mutual Life Insurance Policy

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