H. M. Knight
|Sir Harold Knight
|3rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia|
July 1975 – August 1982
|Preceded by||J. G. Phillips|
|Succeeded by||R. A. Johnston|
|Born||Harold Murray Knight
13 August 1919
|Died||19 June 2015
Sydney, New South Wales
|Spouse(s)||Gwenyth Catherine Knight|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
|Service/branch||Australian Army (1940–43)
Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve (1943–46)
|Years of service||1940–1946|
|Unit||Royal Australian Engineers
|Awards||Distinguished Service Cross|
During World War II, Knight enlisted in the Australian Army on 1 July 1940. In 1943, he transferred to the Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve, where he served on the survey ship HMAS Polaris and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for distinguished service in successful survey work under dangerous conditions in the Far East.
He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the New Year's Day Honours of 1980.
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J. G. Phillips
|Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
R. A. Johnston
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