George Arthur Knowland

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Birthday
16, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 31, 1945 (22)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 31, 1945 (22)

About

British Army Lieutenant who was awarded the Victoria Cross for running ammunition during World War II while his compatriots attempted to keep enemy forces from advancing.

Before Fame

In 1940, he joined the British Army and became a private.

Trivia

He died while protecting his troop by placing himself out in the open to have a better chance of shooting enemy forces.

Family Life

He was born in Catford, London.

Associated With

The Victoria Cross was named after British monarch Queen Victoria.