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James William KING

Regimental number728
Date of birth--/04/1883
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Worsfold, 111 Commonwealth Road, Caterham, Surrey, England
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF9
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 31 July 1916

Medal St.George (2nd Class) (Russian)


Recommendation date: 23 August 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 1 March 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Date of death17 July 1947
Age at death63
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, North Ryde, New South Wales

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