KNIGHT, Denis Hammond

Rank: 
Second Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
108158
Died : 
Thursday, December 26, 1940
Died in the UK
Age: 
20
Roll of Honour: 

Second Lieutenant Denis Knight died during the period the Commando were based for training on the Isle of Arran. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head in the dwelling house in Lamlash where he was billeted. Cause of death given by Captain J. P.  Baird RAMC. Certified by William Grant, Procurator Fiscal.

There is a photo of his grave in our gallery. [go to gallery]

Sources
CWGC
National Records for Scotland 1940 Statutory Registers of Deaths 553/2 31.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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