29 October 2009

995320 Gnr Eric Knagg, Royal Artillery

995320 Gunner Eric Knagg of the 76th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, died on the 29th October 1943 in Tunisia. He is buried in the Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery which is 60km west of Tunis.

Eric was a Mancunian, born in Manchester and, according to the UK Army Roll of Honour 1939-45, was still living there when he enlisted. He was 27 years old when he died and was the son of Bertha Knagg and the husband of Dorothy Knagg, of West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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