Other names: Frank William
Locations in this story: Long Newton, WiltshireFrance & FlandersSoissions Memorial, FranceWise Lane, East Knoyle, WiltshireHilmarton, Calne, Wiltshire
Story: Frank William Knight was born in 1896 in Long Newton, Wiltshire. He was the son of William Knight, a Police Constable, and Sara Louise Knight. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and living in Hilmarton, Calne, where his father was working as a policeman.He enlisted as a Private in the Wiltshire Regiment (Service No. 12050). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 30th May 1918 and his name appears on the Soissions Memorial, France. At the time of his death his parents were living at 72 Wise Lane, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.