George Knight

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Montrose
  • Service no: 490
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 8 Rosefield Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Labourer, Blackness Foundry, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Knight, c/o Blacklock, 17 Keith St, Ontario, Canada

  • Children:

More about George Knight

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

George Knight   490   Black Watch

BLACK WATCH N.C.O. KILLED.

Mrs Knight, 8 Rosefield Street, Dundee, has received official intimation from the War Office of the death in action on 9th May, 1915, of her husband, Lance-Corporal George Knight, Black Watch.  Lance-Corporal Knight who prior to the war was employed as a labourer at Blackness Foundry, was originally reported missing as on the date mentioned, but, confirmation of his death having now been received, notification has been made to Mrs Knight as above indicated.

Dundee Courier 26th May 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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