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Knight, Herbert Maurice Richard

Previously reported missing, believed prisoner, now recorded killed in action, June 1942. – Major H. M. R. Knight R.A.M.C. British Medical Journal 9 Oct. 1943


First name(s)Herbert Maurice Richard
Date of birth12 Oct. 1914
Place of birthGreenwich Registration District
Family detailsSon of Herbert Stanley M.B., B.S. and Janet Margaret Knight, of Brockley, London.
Previous educationEpsom College
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college-1932
Dept / courseLondon M.B. (2nd year)
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
Military unitRoyal Army Medical Corps
Service number104682
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Decorations / medalsMentioned in Despatches
Date of death06 June 1942
Age at death27
Rank at deathMajor
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma
Commemoration(s)Guy’ s War Memorial
NotesFreeman of the City of London. In 1939 his address was The Grange, Tresillian Road, London SE4
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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