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Private Dennis Oliver Knight

133963 51st Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Son of Mr Fred & Mrs Isabella Knight

Aged 19 years

Died 12th April 1918

Commemorated at Chocques Military Cemetery
Grave I. M.44.

Born, enlisted and resided at Rushden.
The Rushden Echo Friday 3 May 1918, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden's Casualty List Men Killed, Wounded and Gassed In the Great German Offensive

Pte Dennis Oliver Knight, Machine Gun Corps, of Rushden, died of wounds received in France on April 12th. Deceased, who was 19 years of age, and joined up on May 7th last, had been in France but three weeks. He worked for Messrs. Bull and Clayton of Manton road, Rushden, as a clicker before joining the Colours. He is the only son of Mr F G Knight of 1, Winchester-road, Rushden. News of his death came from the Record Office on Sunday last, accompanied by the usual notice of sympathy from the King, etc. Mr and Mrs Knight wish to thank all friends of Winchester-road and district for their kind expressions of sympathy in their sad bereavement.

See also the Scouts Roll of Honour

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