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William Edgerton Knight

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edgerton AWMM
  • Surname
    Knight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1600 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 March 1898 Military personnel file; BDM deaths WaimateWaimate Military personnel file; BDM deaths
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre Jul 1918 AWMM 9 Gamack Street, Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Beatrice Alice Knight (wife), 9 Gamack Street, Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWI AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1600 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 July 1918 Military personnel file
    Age 20 AWMM
    Baker/Civilian Military personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    20 May 1918 AWMMRemarks, WWI AWMM
    Tendency to flat feet but movement quite good AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Beatrice Alice (nee Edgler) Knight, married December 1916. Father at the time of enlistment of Clifford William Douglas Knight b. 14 February 1918.

    Tried to enlist in 1915, rejected as underage. Did not embark. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 September 1982 Military personnel file
    Age 84 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 38 Plot 153 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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