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Private 23785 Frank Thomas Knight
2nd Battalion (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Royal Berkshire Regiment

Local Information:

Private Knight was the son of Mrs. Alice E Knight, of Park Street, Hungerford. He died on Saturday, 27th April 1918, Age 21. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieres memorial to the missing, Somme, France.

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- Regimental Badge of the Royal Berkshires

Regimental Information:

The battalion war diary reads:

25th April 1918:
Counter Attack by Battalion at 6.30am on Villers-Bretonneux. Village cleared and mopped up. 35 Machine Guns and 300 Prisoners captured.

26th April 1918:
Battalion at Villers-Bretonneux Defences.

27th/28th April 1918:
Battalion came out of the Line (no actual relief taking place) and proceeded to Billets in Glisy.

[Private Knight died on the 27th, we believe it was as a result of wounds received on or about the attack on the 25th]