Wade, Leigh

Wade, Leigh

(1896–  ) aviator; born in Cassopolis, Mich. He learned to fly in Canada in 1917 and became a pioneer test pilot, participating in many air races and international competitions during the 1920s. He was a member of the army's first round-the-world flight. He later held senior management positions for several aviation companies.
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The presence of Lee Colkin, Dougie Wade, Leigh Platnauer, Tom Manship, Paul Bonar, Laurent Cluzel and Owen Story all started and finished the game that ended in a 3-0 win for the Knitters.
Reps: Dan Volkman, Bob Barba, Chris Wade, Rhys Wade, Leigh Fraser, Graham Hallam.