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Military Tribunals – William KNIGHT

William KNIGHT
Market gardener's labourer

First Hearing

Date of Hearing
Did not apply

Other Information

County Police Court
Failure to Report - On Friday morning William Knight, market gardener’s labourer, and a reservist, of Badsey, was brought up at the County police Court before Mr W Gill Smith (chairman) on a charge of failing to report himself for military service. Superintendent Hill said that on Thursday night prisoner was brought to him from Badsey by PC Cole, who stated that prisoner was 39 years of age. He had not attested, nor received exemption, and there was no reason why he should not present himself for military service. On being asked if he had anything to say, prisoner said he had received no papers or anything calling him up. Colonel Miller produced the proclamations which made it incumbent on prisoner to report on or before July 24. Prisoner complained that he was not fit. The Chairman: “Then you should have reported yourself to a military doctor.” The bench fined prisoner £2 and handed him over to the military.
Journal Date
16 September 1916
Final Outcome
No exemption - presumed to have enlisted