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Alfred KNIGHT

Regimental number4561
Place of birthLeeds, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressWollongong PO, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.5
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Knight, Wollongong P O, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the West Riding Brigade, Yorkshire Artillery.
Enlistment date27 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Place of enlistmentWollongong, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4561A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date30 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 20 December 1918; disembarked, Sydney, 1 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 30 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 August 1947
Age at death56
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KNIGHT Alfred

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