Angus Lester McKNIGHT

New South Wales Police Force

Sergeant

Regd. # ?

Stationed:  C.I.B. ( Criminal Investigation Branch ), Regents Street, Newtown, Auburn ( O.I.C.)

43 old

Died  1 March 1931

 

 The Northern Minder ( Charters Towers, Qld )  Wednesday  4 March 1931  page 2 of 8

POLICE SERGEANT KILLED

HEAD CRUSHED TO PULP.

SYDNEY, March 2.

Sergeant Angus McNight of Auburn division, who was on holidays at Narrabeen, was knocked down by a car in Pittwater Road last night, and killed. His head was crushed to pulp, his neck broken and left leg fractured in two places.

McNight, who is 48 years of age, was one of the best known members of the force, and had 26 years service.  He was a married man, and leaves a wife and family.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/80610116?searchTerm=%22police%20sergeant%20kill%22&searchLimits=l-australian=y#pstart8015551

 

The Biz ( Fairfield, NSW )   Friday  6 March 1931  page 3 of 8

POLICE SERGEANT KILLED.

Sergeant Angus Lester McKnight, 43, who was in charge of the Auburn   police station, was killed in a motor accident at Narrabeen on Sunday night. He was walking along the Pittwater-road when he was struck by a car travelling in the opposite direction. The motorist sought medical assistance, but it was found that   the man was already dead. The body was taken to the Manly morgue.

Sergent McKnight, who lived in Glenview-avenue, Earlwood, was for many years attached to the Criminal Investigation Branch, and was later transferred successively to Regents street, Newtown, and then to the Auburn district. He is survived by Mrs. McKnight and two sons.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/76326210?searchTerm=%22police%20sergeant%20kill%22&searchLimits=l-australian=y#pstart7452314

 

 

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