- Surnames starting with the letter K. 

Keith Edward Chambers Knight

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Marines
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M.L.C.G. 15
How Died:Drowned
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Milford Haven Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the Mar Qtr 1924 at Basford R.D. - ref: 7b/500, the son of
Albert & Edith Knight (nee Chambers).

Travelling from Belfast, when just off St. Ann's Head, Milford Haven,  H.M.
Landing Craft Guns 15 & 16 capsized in heavy seas and 73 of their officers
and men lost their lives.   Many bodies were never recovered and some of
those that were could not be identified.   28 of the 30 burials on the 30th
April were navy and marines personnel from the two Landing Craft and 2 were
from H.M.S. Rosemary that was sent to assist the L.C.Gs.

He is commemorated on the Stretford Grammar School War Memorial (now lost),
but is not listed in the Stretford WW2 Memorial Book held at Stretford Town
Hall - he had presumably moved away from Stretford by the time of 2nd WW.
Memorials found on:
Stretford Grammar School
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