Remembering Today 11/6/42 Lieutenant:John Maurice W. Knott,95220,Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. 6th

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    KNOTT, JOHN MAURICE WAKEFIELD
    Rank:
    Lieutenant
    Service No:
    95220
    Date of Death:
    11/06/1942
    Age:
    22
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
    6th
    Awards:
    Mentioned in Despatches
    Grave Reference:
    10. K. 23.
    Cemetery:
    KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA
    Additional Information:
    Son of Lt.Col. J. E. Knott, C.M.G., D.S.O., and Dorothy Mary Knott, of Bromyard, Herefordshire
    Casualty Details
     
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    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: John Knott
    Given Initials: J M W
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Death Date: 11 Jun 1942
    Number: 95220
    Birth Place: Eire (for the young ones amongst us, its what we used to call Southern Ireland)
    Residence: Herefordshire
    Regiment at Enlistment: Royal Tank Regiment RAC
    Branch at Enlistment: Royal Armoured Corps
    Theatre of War: Middle East
    Regiment at Death: Royal Tank Regiment RAC
    Branch at Death: Royal Armoured Corps


    England, Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976
    Name: John Maurice Wakefield Knott
    Father's name: J E Knott
    Death Date: Jun 1942
    Death Place: Libya
    31031_A100103-00266.jpg

    UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
    Name: Mr John Maurice Wakefield Knott
    Gender: Male
    Age: 20
    Birth Date: abt 1920
    Departure Date: 1 Aug 1940
    Port of Departure: Manchester, England
    Destination Port: Montreal, Canada
    Ship Name: Manchester Progress
    Search Ship Database: Search for the Manchester Progress in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
    Shipping line: Manchester Liners Limited
    Official Number: 14732
    Master: J E Riley

    Seems he spent some time in Canada & US

    TD
     
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