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Raymond Edward Knight
Raymond Edward Knight Ordinary Seaman V/64138 Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve HMCS Valleyfield June 18, 1925 Truro, Colchester Co., NS June 17, 1943 Toronto, Ontario 18 6 feet Fair Light Brown Brown Single Labourer United Church Mable Knight (Mother) Truro, NS May 7, 1944 18 Halifax Memorial Panel 11 Commemorated on page 354 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 29 Ordinary Seaman Knight was the son of George Edward Knight and Mable Knight, of Truro, NS. Prior to his enlistment he was employed for one year as a plaster pattern maker with Victory Aircraft in Weston, Ontario. He joined the Navy in 1943 and was assigned to the crew of HMCS Valleyfield on December 8, 1943. He was missing and presumed dead when the ship was torpedoed and sunk by enemy action in the Atlantic on May 7, 1944.