King's Own Royal Regiment Museum
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Lance Corporal Wilfred Knott
The museum contains the 1914/15 Star, British War and Allied Victory Medals of Lance Corporal Wilfred Knott, number 13557, of the 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. (KO1516/01-03)
Wilfred Knott was born on 27th August 1892 in Denton, Lancashire, the only son of Joseph and Fanny Knott. He had two older and two younger sisters. He grew up in Stockport, Cheshire, and was a butcher before joining the army, a trade he resumed after the First World War. In later years he and his wife, Alice, managed a boarding house in Blackpool. He died in 1962.
Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time. Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions. An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.
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