Son of Leonard W. Wright and Elizabeth Esther Wright, of Claudelands, Hamilton.
On a cross country instrument navigation exercise, the Fairey Gordon piloted by Basil Sharp and Leslie Wright was seen flying low over trees before banking steeply and crashing to the ground on the Northern side of Leithfield Beach Road.
[For Your Tomorrow, Errol Martyn, Volume 1, Page 102]
Public Contributions:Leslie was an engaging and kind young man, the third of four children in a close knit family. He and his two older brothers rowed together in an 'eight' of the Hamilton Rowing Club. When the Fairey G... Read More
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