Born: 17th August 1923, Ipswich.
Died: 13th April 1944; age: 20; Accidental Drowning – Molfetta, Italy.
Residence: 46, Fletcher Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Stoker 1C; Service Number: C/KX 139766.
Regiment: Royal Naval, H.M.S. ‘Scipio.’
Originally buried at Bari Civil Cemetery, grave 2.F.3. Body later exhumed, identified and re-buried at Bari War Cemetery on the 27th August 1944.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Stanley Richard & Daisy Knott, of Ipswich.
Father: Stanley Richard Knott, born February 1898, Southampton, Hampshire.
Mother: Daisy Knott (nee Miles), born March 1902.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Richard was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 46, Fletcher Road, Ipswich.
Stanley, a General Labourer – Ipswich Sanitary Authority.
Daisy, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Mary E. Knott, a Tailoress – Learner, born 1925, Ipswich.
Betty M. Knott, born 1927, Ipswich.
Peter H. Knott, born 1929, Ipswich.
Michael Stanley Knott, at School, born 1932, Ipswich.
Probate to Stanley Richard Knott – father, a Labourer and Daisy Knott – mother.