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Edward Joseph KING

Regimental number1612
OccupationShop assistant
Address'Askroy', Anthony Street, Croydon
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary King, 'Askroy', Anthony Street, Croydon
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollR1612
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Italian Bronze Medal

Recommendation date: 11 March 1918

FateDied of wounds 22 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave no. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Mary KING, Anthony Street, Croydon, Sydney. Native of Warren, New South Wales

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