Harold Aveling Knight

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Commander Harold Aveling Knight, R.N. (2 April, 1886 – 5 January, 1956) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Winkfield.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1908.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1916.


Knight was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 13 October, 1926.

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Amaryllis
22 Jan, 1916[1] – Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Thomas M. Potts
Preceded by
Francis C. Platt
Captain of H.M.S. Wallflower
15 Apr, 1921 – 28 Sep, 1921
Succeeded by
Colin S. Inglis
Preceded by
Hugh H. Rogers
Captain of H.M.S. Colossus
15 Jul, 1924 – 15 Jul, 1926
Succeeded by
George Wilson


  1. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 391h.