Knight, Timothy Allen, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
2001-2005, 0311, 1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)/C Co
Service Years
2001 - 2005

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1982
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brooklyn
Last Address
Brooklyn

Casualty Date
Jan 26, 2005
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Cleveland, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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 Unit Assignments
3rd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)
  2001-2005, 0311, 1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)/C Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2004-2005 OIF/Iraqi Governance (2004-05)
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Last Known Activity
Cpl. Timothy A. Knight was killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.  An investigation found that the crew of the CH-53E became disoriented when weather turned bad, did not realize the helicopter was banking to the left, and flew the aircraft into the ground.  Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed.
 
The Marines lost from BLT 1/3 in the helicopter crash were:
1st Lt. Travis J. Fuller, 26, a native of Granville, Mass.
1st Lt. Dustin M. Shumney, 30, a native of Viellejo, Calif.
Staff Sgt. Brian D. Bland, 26, from Westion, Wyo.
Sgt. Michael W. Finke Jr., 28, from Huron, Ohio
Cpl. Richard A. Gilbert Jr., 26, a native of Montgomery, Ohio
LCpl. Stephen P. Johnson, 24, from Covina, Calif.
Cpl. Timothy A. Knight, 22, a native of Brooklyn, Ohio
Cpl. Timothy M. Gibson, 23, from Hillsborough, N.H.
Cpl. Sean P. Kelly, 23, from Gloucester, N.J.
Cpl. Kyle J. Grimes, 21, a native of North Hampton, Penn.
Cpl. Nathaniel K. Moore, 22, from Champaign, Ill.
Cpl. James L. Moore, 24, a native of Roseburg, Ore.
Cpl. Nathan A. Schubert, 22, from Cherokee, Iowa
Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, 24, a native of West Valley, Utah
Petty Officer 3rd Class John D. House, 28, from Ventura, Calif.
Lance Cpl. Brian C. Hopper 21, a native of Wynne, Ark.
LCpl. Jonathan E. Etterling, 22, from Wheelersburg, Ohio
LCpl. Fred L. Marciel, 20, a native of Spring, Texas
LCpl. Allan Klein, 34, from Clinton Township, Mich.
LCpl. Gael Saintvil, 24, a native of Orange, Fl.
LCpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, from San Diego, Calif.
LCpl. Rhonald Rairdan, 20, a native of San Antonio, Texas
LCpl. Saeed Jafarkhani-turshizi, 25, from Fort Worth, Texas
LCpl Hector Ramos, 20, a native of Aurora, Ill.
LCpl. Darrell J. Schumann, 25, from Hampton, Va.
LCpl. Joseph P. Spence, 24, from Scotts Valley, Calif.
LCpl. Michael L. Starr Jr., 21, a native of Baltimore, Md.

Four Marines from HMM-361 also lost their lives;
Captain Paul Alaniz
Capt. Lyle Gordon
Staff Sgt. Dexter Kimble
LCpl. Tony Hernandez
   
Comments/Citation
CPL. TIMOTHY A. KNIGHT USMC, age 22. married his High School sweetheart, who gave birth to their first child four months ago.  He was looking foward to returning home in April to meet his child for the first time.  Beloved husband of Gina M. Knight; loving father of Chloe; dear son of W.C. Arrowood and Jeanne Knight; dear brother of Karen, Michael, Samantha, David, Melanie, Sabrina, and Brian; uncle of Ashley, Michael, Christopher, Alyssa, Jacob, Megan, John, Kayla, and William Jr.; son-in-law of Dean Delligatti and Jackie Collins. Passed away Jan. 26, 2005 in Iraq.




This page is dedicated to my brother and my friend Cpl Knight.  Cpl Knight lives on through his family and friends everyday.

   
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