Private James Arthur Knight, 5999062 , 1st Bn. Essex Regiment

1895 Apr/Jun. Born Orsett, Essex

1901 census living with parents at 2, Uphavering Cottages, Hornchurch, Essex

1911 census with his parents at 59 Station Road, Dagenham

1916 May 20. With Essex Regt in France till 30 Aug 1916

1916 Nov 29 with Essex Regt again i France till 28 Feb 1917

1919 Mar 9. Re-enlisted at Clary, France. Trade given as "farm labourer", son of Alfred Knight, 23 Station Rd, Dagenham

1921 Feb 23. Kidnapped & Executed Bandon. Died in the tit for tat executions of Essex soldiers

Buried at St Peter & St Paul churchyard, Dagenham


Essex Regiment executions