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Arthur KNIGHT

Regimental number415
Place of birthDerby England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
Address235 Mornington Road, Derby, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, H Knight, 235 Mornington Road, Derby, England
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSmith
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 12 February 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateDischarged 25 August 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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