HIGHT, Leonard Henry Dixon
(Service number 15902)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||abt 1889||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A Hight (mother) 22 Brown Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||6th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||26 July 1916|
|Transport||HMNZT 59 or 60; Waitemata or Ulimaroa|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Devonport, ENgland|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||NZ Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||12 October 1917||Age||27|
|Place of Death||Ypres,Belgium|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
|Memorial Reference||NZ Apse, Panel 7|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Timaru Boys High School War Memorial (Library); Memorial plaque, St Mary's Church, Timaru|
Son of Albert and Mary Hight, 27 High Street, Timaru. Brother of C M Hight, killed on the same day, same place.
Passchendaele Casualty form.
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