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Ira George KING

Regimental number5701
Place of birthSussex England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationPainter
AddressSt Leonards, Carlisle Crescent, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3545 Driver Harold Virgo KING, 2nd Division, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; 3546 Driver Leslie Hugh KING, 2nd Division Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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