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Leslie Thomas Starcevich
Birth: Sep. 5, 1918
Subiaco
Western Australia, Australia
Death: Nov. 17, 1989
Esperance
Western Australia, Australia

World War II Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private, in the 43rd Battalion of the South Australia Infantry. During the attack at Beaufont, North Borneo on May 25, 1945, his unit came under fire from Japanese machine-gun posts and suffered casualties. Private Starcevich, on his own, moved forward assaulting each post in turn, killing five of the enemy and causing the rest to retreat. Later, when the section was again held up, he single-handedly captured two more posts, disposing of seven of the enemy. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Esperance Public Lawn Cemetery
Esperance
Western Australia, Australia
 
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Record added: Jul 30, 2003
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Leslie Thomas Starcevich
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Leslie Thomas Starcevich
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Leslie Thomas Starcevich
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 Added: Sep. 5, 2014
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LESLIE AND GOD BLESS YOU S.V.
- Suz Valentino
 Added: Sep. 5, 2014
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LESLIE AND GOD BLESS YOU S.V.
- Suz Valentino
 Added: Sep. 5, 2014
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