WW1 Medals and Death Plaque to a West Yorkshire Regiment Lieutenant

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We are delighted and honoured to add to our inventory a very poignant and emotive First World War Medal Pair and Memorial Plaque, which is the British War Medal and Victory Medal to Walter Forster Knight of the West Yorkshire Regiment. The Bradford Pals Regiment.

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Walter Knight was killed in action on the 27th February 1917. As can be seen we also have his Death Plaque. The medals are named to Lieut W F Knight.

This photo is believed to be Walter Forster Knight as an Officer Cadet Training.

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His Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate records him serving in 14th Battalion, attached to 16th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, Prince of Wales’s Own. He in remembered with honour in Owl Trench Cemetery, Hebuterne, Pas de Calais, France. He was 28 years old.

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His Medal Index Card confirms his entitlement to the Medal Pair and this is his full…

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