Born: 1918, Croydon, Surrey.

Died: 14th August 1943; age: 24; Japanese POW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: 143, Back Hamlet, Ipswich.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 5828183,

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Grave Reference:

Joint Grave 10.B.7-8.

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,



Father: William John Knight, born 1886. A Licensed Victualler.

Mother: Annie Mary Rowlands, born 1891, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales.


In 1940, Ipswich, Herbert married Marjorie O.H. Allard, born 1940, Ipswich.


Probate to William John Knight, a Licensed Victualler.

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