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George Johnston KNIGHT

Regimental number2803
Place of birthCookes Plains South Australia
AddressPerkindo, Cookes Plains, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Knight, Cookes Plains, South Australia
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialKemmal Chateau Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 33), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and A.J. KNIGHT. Native of Cooke's Plains, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7508 Pte James Gemmell KNIGHT, 10th Bn, killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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