Les Carlyon real name Leslie Allen Carlyon AC was a prominent Australian writer and creative newspaper editor, born in Elmore, Victoria in 1942. Les Carlyon cause of death is not made public yet, Carlyon was editor of Melbourne’s journal of record, The Age, as well as editor-in-chief of The Herald and Weekly Times, and twice won the Walkley Award for journalism.
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|Name||Les Carlyon aka Leslie Allen Carlyon AC|
|Age||76 years old|
|Children||Richard, Patrick, and Kate|
|Net Worth||under review|
Les Carlyon Cause Of Death
Journalist, author and historian Les Carlyon has died, aged 76. Les Carlyon cause of his death is not made public as of yet.
Les Carlyon Wiki Bio, Age, Height
Les Carlyon was born in 1942, in Northern Victoria Region, he died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Les Carlyon was a gallant and encouraging editor and one of the most dazzling writers of his era.
His racing credits included regular columns in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, video scripts, documentaries and acclaimed books including Chasing a Dream (1988), True Grit (1996) and The Master (2011), a portrait of Bart Cummings which chronicles his amazing career.
Les Carlyon book Gallipoli, a popular history of the Allied Gallipoli campaign in the Dardanelles during the First World War (which remains a key event in the Australian and New Zealand national consciousnesses), was published in 2001 and met with critical and commercial success in Australia, New Zealand, and England.
The book was the basis for the Australian 2015 TV miniseries Gallipoli, released in the year of the 100th anniversary of the campaign.
Carlyon’s The Great War, published in 2006, is the story of Australian forces on the Western Front in France and Belgium also during World War I.
In the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Carlyon was invested as a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), for “eminent service to literature through the promotion of the national identity as an author, editor and journalist, to the understanding and appreciation of Australia’s war history, and to the horseracing industry”.