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Alfred William KING

Regimental number2675
Place of birthLeongatha, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTailor's presser
AddressPort Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred W King, 389 Graham Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 52nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Place of burialLondon Cemetery and Extension (Plot 12, Row G, Grave No 25), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING Alfred William

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