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William S. Knight
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Birth: May 19, 1908
Death: Nov. 7, 1943
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

BALTIMORE CITY POLICE OFFICER
SHOT AND KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

MEDAL OF HONOR POSTHUMOUSLY

Off. Knight and his partner responded to a call of a man with a gun at a private club in the 1100 block of Rutland Avenue. When they arrived, they were talking to witnesses when the man ran from behind a building and fired a shot into the air then began to run away. Off. Knight gave chase and both he and the suspect exchanged shots at each other. Both Off. Knight and the suspect suffered fatal chest wounds. Off. Knight had 7 years of service with the police department and was survived by his wife Lola.

HE IS HONORED ON THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL WALL PANEL 20E LINE 04

WE HONOR HIS MEMORY SO HE IS NEVER FORGOTTEN 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lola K Walker Knight (1907 - 2003)
 
Burial:
Loudon Park Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Jdrhook
Record added: Sep 17, 2010
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William S. Knight
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William S. Knight
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God bless you for your courage, bravery and service to the community. Rest in peace brother.
- Jdrhook
 Added: Sep. 17, 2010
 
 
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