Rank: Technician Fifth Grade
Unit: 44th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)
Awards: Purple Heart Medal
Date of birth: 4-Oct-1920
Hometown: Lubbock County, Texas
Marital status: Married to Irene E [Thompson] Knight. One daughter: Nikki Foy Knight. Father: Bill Knight
Campaign: World War II
Incident date: 27-Feb-1945
Date of casualty: 28-Feb-1945
Age at death: 24
Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action.
Edgar F. Knight was killed when the vehicle in which he was riding in hit a hostile mine and exploded. He was taken to a hospital and later expired. Incident occurred on 27-Feb-1945.
Location of fatality: Heerlen, Holland
Place of interment: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Limburg, Netherlands