Lyn Geoffrey Reginald KNIGHT

KNIGHT, Lyn Geoffrey Reginald

Service Number: 408032
Enlisted: 19 July 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 7 Service Flying Training School Deniliquin
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, 21 March 1915
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Accountant
Died: Injuries in aircraft accident, Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia, 2 February 1943, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Deniliquin War Cemetery, New South Wales
Plot D, Row A, Grave 9
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

19 Jul 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 408032
2 Feb 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 408032, No. 7 Service Flying Training School Deniliquin

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Biography contributed

Lyn Geoffrey Reginald KNIGHT was born in Launceston, Tasmania on 21st March, 1915

His parents were Evelyn Vernon Knight & Ina Beresford MARTIN who married in Tasmania in 1910

He married Elizabeth (Betty) Ada GARROTT on 7th December, 1938 in Tasmania

He died of injuries in an aircraft accident in Deniliquin, NSW on 2nd February, 1943 and is buried in the Deniliquin War Cemetery


4 of his brothers also served during WW2 including Donald Erskine KNIGHT (2752) who died in Libya on 13th December, 1941 (RAAF)