|Place of birth||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Other Names||KNUCKEY, Frederick William Lawrence|
|School||St Andrew's College, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Address||132 Barnard Street, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Father, J Knuckey, 132 Barnard Street, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'Connected with State Savings Bank at Bendigo, later being manager at Maldon, Avoca & Tallangatta, also being well known through Northern District Tennis Association.' (details from father)|
|Fate||Drowned at sea
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Name recorded on Nominal Roll as Frederick William KNUCKEY.|
|Age at death from cemetery records||37|
|Place of burial||At sea|
|Commemoration details||Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria. Headstone inscription reads: 'His life was gentle and pleasant/His death heroic.' Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Joseph (d. 21 July 1939, aged 92; bu. Eaglehawk Cemetery) and Mary Ann (d. 14 December 1929, aged 72; bu. Eaglehawk Cemetery) KNUCKEY|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 20 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 8 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 14 November 1917 (gassed); admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, 16 November 1917 (gas poisoning); transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 21 November 1917; to 53rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 22 November 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 9 December 1917; to No 10 Convalescent Depot, Ecault, 17 December 1917; to Base Depot, Rouelles, 4 February 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 25 February 1918.
On leave to England, 20 May 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 23 May 1918 (myalgia); discharged on furlough, 16 July 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 25 July 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 15 August 1918; marched in to No 1 Command Depot from hospital, 22 August 1918.
Reported missing at sea, believed drowned, 10 October 1918.
Court of Enquiry, held at AIF Headquarters, London, concluded 'Drowned at sea ex RMS "Leinster", result of enemy action on 10.10.18'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KNUCKEY Laurence Frederick William|