2nd Lt. Bert Knee

1895 Dec 1. Born St Pancras, London

1901 census at 38, Woodsome Road, St Pancras

1911 census the whole family is missing

1911 Aug to Oct 1914 he is a motor mechanic in St Albans, Herts

1914 Oct 28. Landed in France

1918 Jul 11. Commissioned. The undermentioned Flight Cadets are granted temp. commns. as 2nd Lts. (Observer Officers):— Bert Knee.

RAF Record

1919 May 15. To unemployed List. 2nd Lt. B. Knee.

National Roll of Great War gives both him and Arthur E Knee

1921 Jan 26 . Joined ADRIC with service no 1603. Posted to O Coy

1921 Feb 13. Posted to N Coy

1921 Jul 27. Permitted to resign on completion of service

1921 Dec 6. Rejoined with same service no. . Posted to ?

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Oct 1. The permission granted to 2nd Lt. Bert Knee to retain his rank is withdrawn on his enlistment.

1940 Nov 6 On NZ Electoral Roll

1944 MAr 14. He was Best Man at a wedding in Bay of Plenty, NZ

1945 Feb 24. Sails from NZ to UK with wife Allison I Knee. He is a Aeronautical Engineer

1971 Jul/Sep Died Braintree, Essex