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Percy Joseph Knight

In memory of:

Private Percy Joseph Knight

November 3, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)


44th Bn.

Additional Information


April 11, 1887

Son of William and Sarah Knight, of Walgrove, Northants, England; husband of Mary A. Knight, of II, Willowbank Street, Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 269 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

VII. D. 7.


NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY is located 11.5 Km west of Ieper town centre on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the ring road of Poperinge, the R33 Europalaan, the left hand clockwise route circles the town of Poperinge and rejoins the N308 towards Oost Cappel. 2.5 Km around the R33 lies the left hand turning onto Helleketelweg. The cemetery itself is located 700 metres along the Helleketelweg on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Percy Joseph Knight– Percy Joseph Knight Service Number 234501 Born April 11, 1887 in Walgrove, Northants England to William and Sarah Knight.  Husband of Mary Ann (Bugby) Knight of Winnipeg and father of Sarah (Knight) Yetman. Died November 3, 1917 Buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery in Belgium.

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