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Maj Robert William Knost
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1911
Death: Apr. 18, 1956

He was married to Bernice Elizabeth Knost, born April 13, 1913 and passed November
15 1993. She is laid to rest with him, her information has been added to the
backside of his headstone. Together they had two sons, David and William. David
married Shelia "Kay" and had three girls; Alicia, Angela, and Amy. William married
Sharon and had two boys; Robert and William.

Lt Col Knost was part of the original cadre at Baer Field in Ft Wayne IN. He was
also the squadron commander for the Headquarters Squadron while serving overseas
during the India/Burma Conflict. He earned his purple heart while in India, he was
the only survivor of a small plane crash in which he broke both ankles, both wrists,
and several ribs which in turn cause one of his lungs to be punctured.

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 1, Site: 407-B
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Feb 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48771753
Maj Robert William Knost
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Maj Robert William Knost
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