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George Burdett KING

Regimental number1379
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMrs Emily King, Hewitt Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G H King, Watrymple Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 16 August 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row Q, Grave No. 4), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emily KING, Hewitt Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

Died of disease (pneumonia) whilst a prisoner of war.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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