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Archibald Raymond KING

Regimental number1659
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
SchoolGannawara State School, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressLalbert, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, D King, Quambatook, Victoria
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 1), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Eliza KING, Wyalong, New South Wales. Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4537 Pte Arthur David James KING, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919; 1660 Pte Clarence Andrew Charles KING, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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