THRESH, Leslie Hugh

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
NO 18082S
Born: 
Thursday, April 8, 1948
Died : 
Wednesday, May 22, 1985
Died in service
Age: 
27
Lieutenant Leslie Thresh was serving at HMS Seahawk, the RNAS Culdrose, at the time of his death. He was on board a Gazelle helicopter from 705 Naval Air Squadron when it flew into overhead power cables crashing into Pendruffle Wood near Herodsfoot six miles south east of Liskeard, Cornwall.  [Sources: AFM ROH / UK military aircraft losses - website ukserials.com]
 

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