Albert Knight

Name

Albert Knight

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

09/05/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
8671
Northamptonshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Panel 28 to 30.
France

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

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.

Wartime Service

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.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild