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William McKNIGHT

Regimental number5153
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRegent Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Scott, c/o Tiffin's Restaurant, Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 August 1964
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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