Son of H. C. Knight, 1 Baron Grove, Mitcham. b. 1892.
Upper IV A—Upper Shell.
Great War, Captain 3rd Bn. attd. 1st Bn. East Lancashire Regt., Special Reserve.
The below unit war diary describes in great detail the operations of the 11th April where Capt H E C Knight is among the list of 'Missing'. 10 other officers and over 200 other ranks were also casualties (ie over a quarter of the battalion).
Unit War Diary: WO 95/3061/1