CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant Arthur George Knight
Died: September 3, 1918

Regimental Number:
426402
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
10th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Haywards Heath, Sussex,England
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Edward Henry Knight, father, Mead Vale, Red Hill, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 26, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Carpenter
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
December 19, 1914
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
37 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Villers-les-Cagnicourt, France
Date of Death:
September 3, 1918
Age at Death:
32
Buried at:
Dominion Cemetery: Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot:
I. F. 15.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5223-5
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 10th Battalion
Native of Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, born 26 June 1886. Son of Edward Henry Knight of Mead Vale, Red Hill, England. Sgt Knight lived and worked as a carpenter at Regina, Saskatchewan before the war. He attested at Regina on 19 December 1914. A plaque has been erected at his former residence 1843 Rae St. It is attached to an older apartment block. Two streets have been named in his honour, Knight and Sussex Crescents which are located in Coventry Park, a subdivision in west central Regina that was developed just after the Second World War. Coventry Park was named for the English cathedral city that took such a blasting from German bombers.
Awards and Decorations
Croix de Guerre (Belgium)
Victoria Cross