Because of his key role in the liberation of Le Quesnoy at the end of the First World War, Leslie Averill had a school there named after him, and attended its opening in 1977.
Private collection, Ian McGibbon Collection
Leslie Cecil Lloyd Averill
Geoffrey W. Rice. 'Averill, Leslie Cecil Lloyd', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5a25/averill-leslie-cecil-lloyd (accessed 7 August 2020)