Patrick Lawrence KING

Regimental number5844
Place of birthKew, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs R Spicer, 17 Windham Street, Alexandria, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41.6
Height5' 10.5"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Francis Healy, Bellendenker, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Frederick and Mary KING. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date7 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 24 January 1918; transshipped to HS 'Karoola', Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, shrapnel wound, left leg, right chest), 7 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death6 October 1939
Age at death63
Place of burialNecropolis Church of England Cemetery,Rookwood, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING Patrick Lawrence