Frederick James KNIGHT


KNIGHT, Frederick James

Service Number: 422801
Enlisted: 23 May 1942
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia, 8 August 1922
Home Town: Haberfield, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Scots College
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Normandy, France, 7 June 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery, Normandy, France
Collective Grave XXVIII. Row H. Grave 7-13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 422801, Sydney, New South Wales
23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 422801
7 Jun 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 422801, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Frederick James Knight 422801 was killed when Lancaster JB700 of 460 Squadron crashed near Vire, France

Son of Frederick Ralph and Margaret Knight of Haberfield, NSW