The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant W T Knight


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Sergeant William Theodore KNIGHT, G/434, 6th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 3rd May 1917, age 24.  

Born South Norwood, Croydon, Surrey, son of William Theodore and Elizabeth Esther Knight, of The Fire Station, 9, Park Lane, Croydon, Surrey.


1911 Census - 9 The Cottage, Fire Station, Croydon, Surrey - William Theodore Knight, head, age 41, married, Second Officer Fire Brigade, County Borough Council, worker, born Anerley, Surrey; Elizabeth Esther Knight, wife, age 41, married 18 years, 4 children, all still alive, born Brighton, Sussex; William Theodore Knight, son, age 16, single, warehouseman, Oil & Colour Warehouse, born South Norwood, Surrey; Leonard George Knight, son, age 12, school, born South Norwood, Surrey; Edward Herbert Knight, son, age 8, school, born South Norwood, Surrey; Alfred Ernest Knight, son, age 6, school, born South Norwood, Surrey.


Enlisted Bromley, Kent.   

1st June 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, France.


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