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Oswald Wellington Knight

In memory of:

Flying Officer Oswald Wellington Knight

February 9, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/36373

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

404 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Knight; husband of Doreen B. Knight, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 531 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HAUGESUND (ROSSEBO) VAR FRELSERS CEMETERY.
Norway

Grave Reference:

British Plot. F. 17.

Location:

The War Graves plot is maintained by the Municipality of Haugesund and the Cross of Sacrifice stands in a central position. The plot contains 44 graves, 9 of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The majority of the graves were concentrated here at the end of hostilities from nine out-lying places around this area.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of OSWALD WELLINGTON KNIGHT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of OSWALD WELLINGTON KNIGHT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Lars-Erik AL. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Oswald Knight
  • Group photo– Photo taken in Scotland end of October 1944 at 132 East Fortune, near Edinburgh, O.T.U Training Unit.

Top Row:  3rd from left ¿ P/O Claude Berges

Pilot Officer (Navigator) Claude Gerald Berges J/95209, age 25, son of Eugene and Edith Berges, husband of Hilda Mary Berges, of Quebec City


Second Row:  3rd from left -  F/O O. W. Knight, Hugh Lynch and F/O Rex Myrick

Flying Officer (Navigator) Oswald Wellington Knight J/36373, age 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Knight; husband of Doreen B. Knight, of Saskatoon and Vancouver, B.C.

Flying Officer (Pilot) Hugh Charles Lynch J/35785, age 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lynch, Mallorytown, Ontario.

Flying Officer (Pilot) Philip Rex Myrick J/35788, age 22, son of Willard R. and Edna C. Myrick, of  Tillsonburg, Ontario
  • Memorial– This monument is located in Scotland.
  • Biography
  • Biography (Page 2)
  • Biography (Page 3)
  • Cemetery– (photographer Arthur Toppe, Norway; courtesy of Peter Smee, England)

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