WW II - KNIGHT, EDGAR F

Knight, Edgar F

WW II - KNIGHT, EDGAR FOY
KNIGHT, EDGAR FOY

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

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