2 June 1876|
Paddington, London, England
|Died||30 November 1940
Reading, Berkshire, England
Leith was the son of Walter Leith JP of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. He was educated at Burney's Royal Naval Academy, Gosport and joined HMS Britannia in 1890. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1898, commander in 1910 and captain in 1916.
Leith served with distinction during the First World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1917 and appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in the 1919 New Year Honours. He was awarded the Navy Cross from the United States in 1920 and retired in 1922.
Leith died in 1940 after an operation and was survived by his wife Norah (née Barry).
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