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Staff Sergeant Robert L. McKnight

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Re: Staff Sergeant Robert L. McKnight

Posted: 1431886372000
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1920 census
Orleans, Linn county, Oregon
Clay A Mcknight 35 b Pennsylvania farmer
Belle Mcknight 20[28] b Oregon
Robert Mcknight 2[2 6/12] Oregon
Willson B Mcknight 0[6/12] b Oregon

census take 14 and 15 Jan 1920 making Robert born about June 1917
and WiIlson born June 1919

1930 census
Bellefountain, Benton Oregon

Clay Mcknight 46 married at 31, general farmer
Belle Mcknight 40 married at 26
Robert Mcknight 12
Verne Mcknight 10
James Mcknight 8
Lois Mcknight 5

1940 census
Plymouth, Benton Oregon

C A McKnight 53 rentor, farm
Belle McKnight 47
Robert McKnight 22 labour, farm, Grade 8 Edcuation
Verne McKnight 20 labour, farm, Grade 8 education
James McKnight 18 high school 3 years
Lois McKnight 16 high school 1 year

Lois May McKnight Oeming spouse Roger Oeming
born 7 April 1924 Oregon
died in Michigan 26 August 2000
buried Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw MI

the father

Oregon select births and christenings

name:Clay Alexander Mcknight


Birth Date:14 Dec 1883

Birth Place:Kipple, Blair, Pennsylvania

Father: Wilson Taylor Mcknight

Mother: Annie Mary Kuhn

FHL Film Number:2229223

Reference ID:item 1 cn 7025

his WW2 registration gives birth place as Altona PA
then living in Corvallis, Benton Oregon
he died in 13 July 1955

May Bell Cratree McKnight
Birth 30 Dec 1889 in Linn, Oregon, United States
Death 8 Sep 1966

Vern Wilson McKnight 18 July 1919- 1 March 1989 in Albany OR


Name:Robert L McKnight

Birth Year:1917

Race:White, citizen (White)

Nativity State or Country:Oregon

State of Residence:Oregon

County or City:Benton

Enlistment Date:2 Apr 1942

Enlistment State:Oregon

Enlistment City:Portland

Branch:Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA


Grade Code:Private

Term of Enlistment:
Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law

Component:Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Source:Civil Life

Education:Grammar school

Civil Occupation:Dairy farmers

Marital Status:Single, without dependents



WW2 and Korean Conflict Veterans interred overseas

name:Robert L Mc Knight

Inducted From:Oregon

Rank:Staff Sergeant

Combat Organization:422nd Bomber Squadron 305th Bomber

Death Date:4 Feb 1943

Monument:Cambridge, England

Last Known Status:Missing

U.S. Awards:Purple Heart Medal
Air Medal

could not find his actual birth date, even though Oregon records are usually pretty good.
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