Alfred Rainald KNIGHTLY MC, MiD

KNIGHTLY, Alfred Rainald

Service Number: 325
Enlisted: 25 August 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tottenham, Middlesex, England, 26 July 1885
Home Town: Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timekeeper
Died: Manly, New South Wales, 16 August 1952, aged 67 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Brisbane M.W.S. & S.B. Roll of Honour (Original), Brisbane Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Roll of Honor, New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 325, 9th Infantry Battalion
25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 325, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Corporal, 325, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
28 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 9th Infantry Battalion, (NAA,Pg-36)
4 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-36)
5 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-8)
12 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 9th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-8)
29 Jun 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
21 Aug 1917: Honoured Military Cross
1 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 9th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-11)
4 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 325, 9th Infantry Battalion, Discharged: 04/04/1919, [1st M.D.] 1st Medical District-Brisbane, Qld; (NAA, Pg-40).

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Charles James KNIGHTLEY, & Alice Jane (nee BARRAT) KNIGHTLEY, of Fulham, Middlesex, England.

[Alfred Raynold] Born:  Alfred Rainald KNIGHTLEY, 26/07/1885, Tottenham, Middlesex, England. 

This information can be referenced:  (NAA) National Archives of Australia - Service Record of Major (Last Rank):  Alfred Rainald KNIGHTLEY, SN-325; (NAA, Pg's-23, 24; Letters to London, Headquarters).

Spouse:  Ethel Elise Enid Carroll (nee LOE) KNIGHTLEY.