LEST WE FORGET

Air Mechanic Second Class Leslie William FIRTH 

Service No: 7354
Born: Morpeth NSW, September 1887
Enlisted in the Army: 5 January 1916
Unit: Training Depot, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Illness (Pulmonary Tuberculosis), Randwick NSW, 3 July 1920, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Sandgate General Cemetery, Newcastle, New South Wales
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Place of Association: Newcastle NSW
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: The Capt. Clarence Smith Jeffries VC and Private William Matthew Currey VC Memorial Wall, Sandgate NSW

Air Mechanic Firth embarked for Australia on 1 February 1918 for a medical discharge and died at the Woodville Red Cross Home, Randwick, on 3 July 1920.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, FIRTH L W
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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