George Arthur Knowland
George Arthur Knowland

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Name: George Arthur Knowland
Occupation: War Hero
Gender: Male
Birth Day: August 16, 1922
Death Date: Jan 31, 1945 (age 22)
Age: Aged 22
Country: England
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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George Arthur Knowland

George Arthur Knowland was born on August 16, 1922 in England (22 years old). George Arthur Knowland is a War Hero, zodiac sign: Leo. Find out George Arthur Knowlandnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He died while protecting his troop by placing himself out in the open to have a better chance of shooting enemy forces.

Does George Arthur Knowland Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, George Arthur Knowland died on Jan 31, 1945 (age 22).

Net Worth

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Before Fame

In 1940, he joined the British Army and became a private.

Biography Timeline

1922

Knowland was born on 16 August 1922 in Catford, Kent and attended Elmwood Primary School in Croydon. He joined the British Army, the Royal Norfolk Regiment, in 1940 as a private and was commissioned before the end of the next year.

1945

On 31 January 1945 near Kangaw, Burma, Lieutenant Knowland was in command of a forward platoon of a troop which was being heavily attacked – some 300 of the enemy concentrating on his 24 men. During the attacks he moved among the men distributing ammunition and contributing with rifle fire and throwing grenades at the enemy. When the crew of one of his forward Bren light machine guns had been wounded, he rushed forward to man it himself. The enemy was only 10 yards (9.1 m) away but below the level of the trench so to fire into them he stood up. He continued to fire until the casualties had been evacuated. A replacement gun team that had been sent for were injured while moving up and he stayed with the gun until a third team arrived.

Family Life

George was born in Catford, London.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, George Arthur Knowland is 99 years, 11 months and 23 days old. George Arthur Knowland will celebrate 100th birthday on a Tuesday 16th of August 2022. Below we countdown to George Arthur Knowland upcoming birthday.

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