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Peter H wrote:Australian War Memorial O14037.
Vickers MG at Buna.
The dead Australian on the left is Corporal Charles Knight,one of the operators.
Charles Nathaniel Knight
Service number: TX1749
Rank: Private [Pte]
Unit: 2/12 INF BN
Date of death: 1 January 1943
Place of death: Papua
Cause of death: Killed in action
1942 - 1943Commanding Officer 30th East African Brigade, East Africa
1943 - 1944Commanding Officer 29th Independent Brigade Group, India - Burma
1944 - 1945Commanding Officer 29th Brigade, India - Burma
1945 General Officer Commanding 82nd West African Division, Burma
1945 - 1946General Officer Commanding 82nd West African Division, Burma
1946 - 1947District Officer Commanding Home Counties District
1947 - 1948General Officer Commanding 6th Airborne Division, Palestine
1948 - 1950Commandant of Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
1951 - 1952General Officer Commanding 3rd Division
1951 - 1952District Officer Commanding East Anglia District
1952 - 1954General Officer Commanding Malaya
1954 - 1956General Officer Commanding I Corps, Germany
1956 General Officer Commanding Ground Forces, Suez
1957 - 1959Military Secretary to the Secretary of State of War
1959 - 1960Adjutant-General to the Forces, War Office
1959 - 1962Aide-de-Camp to the Queen
1960 - 1964Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe
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