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Edgar Shannon Knight

Headstone of Private Edgar Shannon Knight (36985). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECW8824). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Shannon AWMM
  • Surname
    Knight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 36985 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 October 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Patea, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Edgar & Kate Hamilton Knight Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Patutahi, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Knight (mother), Patutahi, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European - France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 3rd Btn Wellington Infantry regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 36985 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1917 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 December 2015 - Research
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM B. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Patutahi War Memorial
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 December 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      52: 33 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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23 October 2015Lorraine M Gisborne, NZResearcher
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