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John William KNIGHT

Regimental number2841
Place of birthParkham Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLatrobe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, George Knight, Sassafras, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2839 Pte Albert KNIGHT, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 April 1950
Place of burialBracknell Cemetery

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