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William Fortesque KNIGHT

Regimental number1738
Place of birthAlbert Park Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address182 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Daphne Knight, 182 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Convalescent Depot
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Date of death6 April 1952
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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