Frederick Charles KNIGHT

KNIGHT, Frederick Charles

Service Numbers: 2685, 2685B
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Harewood, Calstock, Cornwall., 1891
Home Town: Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Council School, Calstock.
Occupation: Market Gardener
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Plot III. Row R. Grave 10. , Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, Pozieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2685, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '14' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2685, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
18 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 2685B, 7th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2685B awm_unit: 7 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-08-18

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Sep 1891   Knight Frederick Charles Tavistock 5b 352

He was 24 and the son of Mr. F. and Elizabeth Ann Knight, of Harewood, Calstock, Cornwall. Calstock is a civil parish and a large village in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, on the border with Devon. The village is situated on the River Tamar 6 miles south west of Tavistock and 10 miles north of Plymouth.

Resident Victoria Mount Vinn.[sic]

Frederick is one of two Australian casualties of the Great War commemorated on the Calstock War Memorial.