Robert Henry KNIGHT

Regimental number4810
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 9"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha Mary Knight, Port Pirie West, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMitcham, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs M.M. KNIGHT, 6 Robsart Street, Parkside, South Australia. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 23 June 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1917, and marched into 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott, the same day.

Proceeded overseas to France, 18 December 1917; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 19 December 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 20 December 1917; taken on strength of 43rd Bn, 24 December 1917.

Killed in action, 4 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KNIGHT Robert Henry