HIGHT, Leslie George Athol
(Service number 82058)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||31 January 1893||Place of Birth||NZ|
|Address at Enlistment||Pleasant Point|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M. HIGHT (mother), 40 High Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||28 March 1945||Age||52 years|
|Place of Death||Public Hospital, Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 48, Plot 240|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Leslie George Athol Hight was the son of albert and Mary Gertrude (née Dixon) Hight. Two brothers - Leonard Dixon Hight and Cecil Morland High who had enlisted together, were both killed in action on 12 October 1917 at Passchendaele.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 September 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 September 2017); Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [17 September 2017]
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