Frank Whateley Knight, Bedfords

1892 Sep 17. Born Kings Heath, Frank Whateley His mother Ellen married Richard Knight in Jul/Sep 1887. Seems to be what happened.

1901 census at Stoneleigh Road, Kenilworth

1911 census at Park Villa, Stoneleigh Road, Kenilworth

1916 marriage record at Solihull for a Frank Whateley-Knight and Doris L. Derrington (her death record gives 1898-1939

1918 May 3rd Commissioned 2nd Lt in Bedfordshire Regt.

1918 Sep 12. The following Officers joined Battalion ...2/Lt F.WHATELY-KNIGHT. (1st Bat Bedfordshire Reg War Diary)

1919 Mar 31. ... 2/Lt.F. WHATELY-KNIGHT...proceeded to join 52nd Battn Bedfordshire Regt. (1st Bat Bedfordshire Reg War Diary)

1921 Feb 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 1642. Posted to C Coy

1921 Apr 13. S/L H Playle's Winchester Repeater fell over and killed Temp.Const PJ Neary. He was there

1921 Dec 12. Gazetted out as Lt. (S Jailer was also in same batch in Bedfordshires)

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on Demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jul 6. Leaves UK for Capetown, and aiming for Rhodesia. He is a Fitter

1940, Richard Francis Whateley-Knight (his son, b1922) ) who appears in the London Gazette in 1940 as a civil servant working in the Prison Commission

1991 death record for a 'Frank Whateley-Knight' born 19 September 1892.