Alexander Knight

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: January 1915
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/3138
  • Rank: Petty Officer
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 25.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 27 Fort St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Agnes Knight, 262 King St, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    Mary, born 08.04.1916

More about Alexander Knight

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. His address is also listed as 262 King St, Broughty Ferry.

Alexander Knight   CZ/3138   Drake Bn  R.N.D.

Mrs Knight, Fort Street, Broughty Ferry, has been officially notified that her husband, P.O. Alexander Knight, R.N.D., was killed in action on 25th March.  Enlisting in January, 1915, he was wounded at Gallipoli, and was 24 years of age.  He has left a widow and one child.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 23rd April 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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