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William James KING

Regimental number1536
Place of birthCrystal Brook South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Germein
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary King, Port Germein
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5605 Pte Thomas Austin KING, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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