Born: 1884, Wenhaston, Suffolk.

Died: 24th February 1917; age 33; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 48412

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers, 21st Battalion, (Tyneside Scottish).


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:IMG_7062

Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Frances K. Knight, of 47, Pauline Street, Stoke, Ipswich.




1891   The Old Hall, Wenhaston, Suffolk.


George was 6 years old, he was living with his parents & sister. The Knights family were living at the home of their employer – 54 year old widow, Emma Greater, a Farmer – own account.

William Knights, 46, a Farm Servant, born Blythburgh, Suffolk.

Ellen Knights (nee Westgate), 41, a Domestic Servant, born Wenhaston, Suffolk.

Marian Louise Knights, 12, born Wenhaston, Suffolk.


1901   Wangford Hill, Wenhaston, Suffolk.


George was 16 years old, a Painter. He was living with his parents.

William, 56, an Engine Driver.

Ellen, 52.


1911   Debach, Suffolk.


George was 27 years old, a Painter. He was married and Head of the Household.

Kate, 32.

George, 3.


In 1907, Woodbridge, Suffolk, George married Frances Kate Knights, born 1879, Debach, Suffolk. They had 4 children:

George William Knights, born October, 1907, Debach.

Vera Kate Knights, born May, 1911, Debach.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at Debach, Suffolk.

Northumberland Fusiliers, 21st Battalion, (Tyneside Scottish):



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