Albert Knight

Jun 29, 1883

Born in Woolwich, England


Oct 30, 1914

Taken On Strength the GGFG (Governor General’s Foot Guard) in Ottawa, Ontario


Nov 9, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion in Kingston, Ontario


Ø  Number 1059

Ø  Next of kin given as James Knight, brother, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Ø  Previous occupation given as Chauffeur

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Church of England

The 21st Battalion trained in the Kingston, Ontario area through the winter of 1914-15.


Nov 24, 1914

Discharged from the CEF in Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Rank in discharge Private

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge 145 O’Connor St., Ottawa, Ontario


Oct 9, 1956

Albert Knight died while a patient of Lambert Lodge in Toronto, Ontario.  This was later renamed the Christie Street Orthopedic Hospital


From the February 1957 issue of the Communiqué




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