Gerald Featherstone Knight (1894-1919) was a British captain and author. He served four years in the Territorial Force in the United Kingdom during World War I. In 1919 the King awarded him the Military Cross. "It was November 9th, 1916. I lay in a state of luxurious semi-consciousness pondering contentedly over things in general, transforming utter impossibilities into plausible possibilities, wondering lazily the while if I were asleep. Presently, to my disgust an indefinable, yet persistent "something" came into being, almost threatening to dispel the drowsy mist then pervading my brain. "