Private 23785 Frank Thomas Knight
2nd Battalion (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Royal Berkshire Regiment
Private Knight was the son of Mrs. Alice E Knight, of Park Street, Hungerford. He died on Saturday, 27 Apr 1918, Age 21. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieres memorial to the missing, Somme, France.
- Regimental Badge of the Royal Berkshires
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]