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John Henry King

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 878 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 January 1916 AWMM 13 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Colin King, 100 Brown Street, East Perth, Western Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 January 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 878 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
      Meritorious Service Medal - 'For devotion to duty and consistent good work with the Battalion Transport. When the Battalion has been in the line he has almost always had charge of the ration limbers and by his persistence and devotion to duty, always succeeded in getting same to the forward troops. This Non Commissioned Officer has been a member of the Battalion Transport Section since it left Australia and has never been absent from any cause.' - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113- 06/10/1919 AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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