HIGHT, Leonard Henry Dixon
(Service number 15902)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date abt 1889 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation upholsterer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Mrs A Hight (mother) 22 Brown Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

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

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


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

Biographical Notes

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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