The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private S T Knight


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Private Samuel Thomas  KNIGHT, G/24713, 6th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 3rd May 1917.  

Born Egloshayle, Cornwall, son of Charles & Fanny Knight.


1911 Census - Egloshayle Village, Egloshayle, Wadebridge, Cornwall - Charles Thomas Knight, head, age 55, married, labourer general, born Wadebridge, Cornwall; Fanny Knight, wife, age 55, married 33 years, 6 children, all still alive, born Wadebridge, Cornwall; Janie Callnum Knight, daughter, age 25, single, dressmaker, own account, at home, born Wadebridge, Cornwall; Anthony Knight, son, age 23, single, post boy, born Wadebridge, Cornwall; Charles Clement Knight, son, age 19. single, engine cleaner, Loco Dept Railway Company, born Wadebridge, Cornwall; Samuel Thomas Knight, son, age 14, errand boy, born Wadebridge, Cornwall.


Enlisted Bodmin, Cornwall.   

Buried at Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, V. H. 14., Wancourt, France. Commemorated on Egloshayle, Cornwall War Memorial.


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