Alfred (jnr) Knight 1904


Alfred (Alfie) Knight (Jnr), born in Dublin 29 Aug 1904, the eldest son to Alfred (Snr) Knight and his wife Elizabeth (nee West).

He migrated to Canada, at the age of 21, later married, had 2 children. He died in Vancouver British Columbia Canada on 24 Jan 1988.

Afred Knight as a childAt the age of 9, he wrote a letter to Lord Kitchener volunteering to be a dispatch rider for the English Army in the First World war. This letter is on display at the Imperial War Museum in London. (Google, Alfie Knight Lord Kitchener).

Alfie’s brother, Charles Edward (Patrick) Knight, migrated to Australia, at age 15, under the Dreadnought scheme, to be trained to work on farms in New South Wales.

A lot more information and photos have been added to the family tree site on Ancestry.

Below is some information and some photos that our family have supplied to a couple of magazines regarding Alfie’s life.

Alfie's Letter to Lord Kitchener

A Letter to Lord Kitchener, Page 1

Family Tree Magazine Article

Family Tree Magazine - Alfred Knight

Family Tree Magazine page 2

Family Tree Magazine Alfred Knight page 3

Additional Information
Date of Birth 29th Aug 1904 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 24th Jan 1988 VIEW SOURCE
Associated Building (s) 25 Havelock Square (Sandymount) Dublin, 38.1 Park Ave (Pembroke East) (Sandymount) Dublin  

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