Albert Knight was born in 1891 in Fenny Stratford. He was the son of William Knight, a railway lamp man and Elizabeth Rogers. He grew up in Fenny Stratford, but the family then seem to have moved to Oxhey.
Albert enlisted as Private 8671 with the 1st battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment at the age of 23. He served in France and was involved in engagements at Mons and Ypres. He was killed in action at the battle of Aubers Ridge on 9 May 1915.
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