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Dennis Malcolm KING

Date of birth25 November 1886
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J King, c/o National Provincial Bank, 291B Oxford Street, London, England
Previous military serviceA and I Staff
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (Orderly Officer)
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

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Refers April-May 1915
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Refers Lone Pine.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

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Recommendation date: 25 April 1915

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateDischarged 7 February 1917
Discharge date6 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

AIF appointment terminated upon resuming British regimental service with 1st Bn, The King's (Liverpool) Regiment.

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING Dennis Malcolm

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