William Leith LIGERTWOOD MC

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LIGERTWOOD, William Leith

Service Number: WX1585
Enlisted: 1 May 1940, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 2nd/7th Field Regiment
Born: Lower Mitcham, South Australia, 22 February 1916
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Barrister & Solicitor
Died: Died of Wounds, El Alamein, Egypt, 30 October 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Plot 10, Row F, Grave 3 El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

1 May 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, SN WX1585, Perth, Western Australia
30 Oct 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Captain, SN WX1585, 2nd/7th Field Regiment, El Alamein

Military Cross Citation

Conspicuous gallantry & outstanding devotion WESTERN DESERT July/October 1942

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