The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private E C Knight


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Private Ernest Charles KNIGHT, G/7321, 8th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 3750, Royal Sussex Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, 2nd April 1917, age 26.  

Born Tarring, Sussex, son of Stephen & Harriet Knight, of 33, St. Dunstan's Road, West Tarring, Worthing, Sussex.


1911 Census - 33, St. Dunstan's Road, West Tarring, Worthing, Sussex - Stephen Knight, head, age 59, married, jobbing gardener, employed, born Coate Durrington, Sussex; Harriet Knight, wife, age 56, married 28 years, 9 children, 8 still alive, born Storrington, Sussex; Walter Knight, son, age 21, single, greenhouses, horticultural, worker, born Portslade, Sussex; Ernest Knight, son, age 19, single, gardener, agricultural, worker, born West Tarring, Sussex; Richard Knight, son, age 17, single, greengrocers assistant, worker, born West Tarring, Sussex; Elsie Knight, daughter, age 14, born West Tarring, Sussex; Kathleen Knight, daughter, age 12, school, born West Tarring, Sussex.


Enlisted Worthing, Sussex.

Buried at Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension, I. D. 10., France. Commemorated Worthing War Memorial.


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