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William John KNIGHT

Regimental number2011
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Euphemia Knight, Mooroopna, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 769 Pte Sydney Victor Herbert KNIGHT, 44th Bn, killed in action, 1 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, France, 8 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1919
Age at death36
Place of burialMaroopna Cemetery, Victoria

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