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Lewis James KNIGHT

Regimental number2672
Date of birth1886
Place of birthEnfield, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England School, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChurch Welcome Home, York Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Knight, Portland Street, Enfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoll of Honour details from his wife, Elizabeth Knight. She re-married approx 1935 to another Digger, and is now Mrs Hendy, Mary Street, Lakemba, New South Wales.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Eliza KNIGHT; husband of E. KNIGHT, 52 Combes Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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