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Locksley McKnight

Locksley McKnight
Summer 1915
Date of Death:
June 16, 1916
Teachers College
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Lieutenant Locksley McKnight, 49th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry,  was killed at the Battle of the Somme in June 1916. He had attended Teachers College in the summer of 1915 . According to the Canadian War Graves Registry, he was "proceeding over open ground to reinforce a Company in the front line trenches, when he was hit by an enemy sniper's bullet and instantly killed." He had intended to return to Teachers College for his Ph.D.