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Samuel KNIFTON

Regimental number3965
Place of birthDerby England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
AddressStar Street, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Knifton, Star Street, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name51st Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death27 December 1944

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