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ARTHUR ROMAN KNIGHT

KNIGHT, ARTHUR ROMAN

RANK:   CORPORAL            SERIAL NO:  23193

UNIT:    4th  BATTALION, NEW ZEALAND RIFLE BRIGADE 

BORN:       14/10/1895  -   AUSTRALIA     

DIED:     08/10/1916        DIED OF WOUNDS        
              
PLACE:    YPRES, BELGIUM    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   George Vortigen and Aldapha  KNIGHT, ONGA ONGA, N.Z.

SIBLINGS:                   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr George V KNIGHT (father), ONGA ONGA, H.B., N.Z.
                        
OCCUPATION:  CLERK

EMPLOYER:   G. KNIGHT

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  ONGA ONGA, H.B.

HEIGHT:   5’ 6½”        WEIGHT:    125 lb.        CHEST:   29½”

COMP:   FAIR        EYES:   BROWN        HAIR:   FAIR 
    
EDUCATION:    4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   St. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, FRANCE

    

ENLISTED:                       DATE:   03/02/1916  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   13th          

MILITARY RECORD:
PRIOR TO ENLISTMENT – 9th HAWKE’S BAY REGIMENT.
03/02/1916.  POSTED ‘H’ COMPANY, 13th REINFORCEMENT, TRENTHAM.
27/05/1916.  EMBARKED HMNZT 55 ‘TOFUA’ FROM WELLINGTON.
27/07/1916.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
28/07/1916.  POSTED ‘D’ COMPANY ‘SLING’.
13/08/1916.  LEFT ‘SLING’ CAMP FOR FRANCE.
25/08/1916.  POSTED TO ‘B’ COMPANY 4th  BATTALION N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE,
IN THE FIELD.
18/09/1916.  PROMOTED LANCE CORPORAL.
26/09/1916.  ADMITTED No.11 STATIONARY HOSPITAL, ROUEN, WOUNDS LEFT
SHOULDER AND ABDOMEN (SERIOUS).
08/10/1916.  DIED OF WOUNDS, No.11 STATIONARY HOSPITAL,
ROUEN, FRANCE.

 

AWARDED:    

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.