We remember Alfred Joseph Knight

We remember Alfred Joseph Knight

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Birmingham United Kingdom Source:5483899 24th August 1888
1891
dates Age 2 Source:5483909 April 1891
1899
sibling Doris Mary Knight Source:5483905 1899
1903
sibling Philip Anthony Knight Source:5483905 1903
1911
dates Age 22 Source:5483905 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Clerk Post Office Birmingham United Kingdom Source:5483905 2nd April 1911
1915
service British Army Rifleman London Regiment 2/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) Source:2368380 8th May 1915
1915
marriage Mabel Saunderson Source:5484065 8th May 1915
1917
service British Army Serjeant 370995 London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) Source:2368380 1st January 1917
1917
service British Army Serjeant 370995 London Regiment Source:5485469 May 1917 - March 1918
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:5483946 20th September 1917
1931
employment manager of the Employment Exchange York United Kingdom Source:8958341 1931 - 1937
employment Trade Board section Leeds United Kingdom Source:8958341
service British Army Serjeant 3000 London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) Source:2368380
employment Senior Wages Inspector Ministry of Labour Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8958341
service British Army Source:5485469
1960
death Not War Related Died of a stroke in his sleep Birmingham United Kingdom Source:5483910 4th December 1960
burial Oscott Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands United Kingdom Source:9552720

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alfred Joseph
Initials AJ
Last Name Knight
Source 8540468
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
12 Clifton Terrace, Friston Street, Birmingham United Kingdom parents address known 1891-04-05
3 Claines Place, St Vincent Street, Birmingham United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
41 Islington Row, Birmingham United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Chatfield Road, Cuckfield United Kingdom military residence address known 1915-05-08
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army
British Army 370995 London Regiment Serjeant
British Army London Regiment 2/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) Rifleman
British Army 3000 London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) Serjeant
British Army 370995 London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Joseph Knight father
Annie Maria Knight mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Doris Mary Knight sister 1899
Philip Anthony Knight brother 1903
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel Saunderson wife 8th May 1915

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne2081
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne2081
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne2081
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Anne2081
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Anne2081
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne2081
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

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The London Gazette Anne2081
Birmingham Tank Week Anne2081
Alfred Joseph Knight ["Tales of the V.C."] Anne2081
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
Alfred Knight's Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Becky117596

Multimedia

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Sgt Alfred Knight Anne2081
Alfred Joseph Knight VC at Birmingham Dave1371
Grave of Alfred Knight VC Anne2081

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