^ Private Victor Porter McKnight

Male 1922 - 1944  (22 years)


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  • Name Victor Porter McKnight  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Title ^ Private 
    Born 13 Mar 1922  Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1925  Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1930  Linden, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1935  North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Winfield, Lake, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Bef. 30 Jun 1942  Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Physical Description 30 Jun 1942  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Weight: 150, Complexion: Light, Eye Color: Brown, Hair Color: Brown, Height 6' 1". Scar on fore head. 
    _MILT 30 Jun 1942  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Draft Registration. 
    Residence Bef. 21 Dec 1942  North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Physical Description 21 Dec 1942  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Height: 72 inches, Weight: 134 pounds. 
    Interesting …
    Title ^ Private First Class 
    _MILT 21 Dec 1942  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Enlistment. Grade: Private, Education: 4 years of high school, Civil Occupation: Statistical clerks and compilers, Martial Status: Single, without dependents. 
    _MILTID 21 Dec 1942  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Service Number 35575438. 
    _MILT Bef. 25 Aug 1944-18 Sep 1944  Brest, Finistère, Bretagne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    … the 29th took part in the assault on Brest, 25 Aug-18 Sep 1944. 
    Buried Sep 1944  Montjoie, Manche, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Record is Montjoie-Saint-James, Manche. Brittany American Cemetery. Plot H Row 9 Grave 13. The cemetery is located on the site of the temporary American St James Cemetery, established on 4 Aug 1944 by the U.S. Third Army.
    _MILT Bef. 13 Sep 1944  [1, 3, 9, 10
    175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division 
    _WLNK http://www.fallenheroesofnormandy.org/Servicemen/Detail/46801 
    _WLNK http://www.wwiimemorial.com/Registry/plaque_wardept.aspx?honoreeID=1055117 
    _WLNK https://www.abmc.gov/node/418362 
    Died 13 Sep 1944  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 9, 10
    • Killed in Action, World War II.
    Person ID I240142403468  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 

    Father Thomas Leroy McKnight,   b. 16 May 1896, Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1959, Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Olive Margaret Porter,   b. 19 Jun 1899, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1986, Merrillville, Lake, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1920  Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1922 - Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single. Relation to Head: Son. - 1930 - Linden, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Rural. - 1935 - North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single. Relation to Head of House: Son. - 1 Apr 1940 - Winfield, Lake, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Route #2. Relation to Head: Self. - Bef. 30 Jun 1942 - Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - Weight: 150, Complexion: Light, Eye Color: Brown, Hair Color: Brown, Height 6' 1". Scar on fore head. - 30 Jun 1942 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILT - Draft Registration. - 30 Jun 1942 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef. 21 Dec 1942 - North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - Height: 72 inches, Weight: 134 pounds. - 21 Dec 1942 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILT - Enlistment. Grade: Private, Education: 4 years of high school, Civil Occupation: Statistical clerks and compilers, Martial Status: Single, without dependents. - 21 Dec 1942 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILTID - Service Number 35575438. - 21 Dec 1942 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILT - … the 29th took part in the assault on Brest, 25 Aug-18 Sep 1944. - Bef. 25 Aug 1944-18 Sep 1944 - Brest, Finistère, Bretagne, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Sep 1944 - Montjoie, Manche, Basse-Normandie, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1944 - France Link to Google Earth
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    5. [S-1735654075] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, ), Year: 1930; Census Place: Linden, Cavalier, North Dakota; Roll: 1734; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0024; FHL microfilm: 2341468.

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