11609 Private Joseph Knott.

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6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 11 March 1916.

Mentioned in Dispatches in the London Gazette of 28 January 1916.

Knott was a native of Crawshawbooth, Lancashire.

See Rossendale Free Press of 19 February 1916.

The citation for his D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous gallantry from the 6 to 10 August, 1915, near Anzac in bringing up ammunition and machine-guns under heavy fire, and finally taking a machine-gun out of action."