HIGHT, Leslie George Athol
(Service number 82058)

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Date 31 January 1893 Place of Birth NZ

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pleasant Point
Occupation Baker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. HIGHT (mother), 40 High Street, Timaru
Religion Congregational
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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

Biographical Notes

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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