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Regimental number657
Place of birthLongton, Staffs
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCoramba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Knight, 40 Carron Street, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary KNIGHT, 40 Carron Street, Fenton, Staffs., England

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