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Lake Foster KING

Regimental number2588
Place of birthDubbo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant printer
Address57 AlbertStreet, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah King, 57 AlbertStreet, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialMaubeuge (Sois-le-Bois) Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Clement James Lake and hannah KING, Mabel Street, Waratah, New South Wales

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