Born: 3rd November 1918, Croydon, Surrey.

Died: 14th August 1943; age: 24; as a Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Captured: 15th February 1942.

Residence: 143, Back Hamlet, Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 5828183,

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion, 18th Division.


Grave Reference:

Joint Grave 10.B.7-8.

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,



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

Mother: Annie Mary Rowlands, born August 1890, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Family home & place of work – ‘Brewery Tap’ P.H., 4-6, Ham Street, Richmond, Surrey.


In 1940, Ipswich, Hubert married Marjorie O.H. Allard, born March 1916, Ipswich, a Machinist – Coat Linings, of 143, Back Hamlet, Ipswich.


Probate to William John Knight – father, a Licensed Victualler.

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