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Alfred John Brand King


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred John Brand AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
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  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OnehungaAuckland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Onehunga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 August 1917 AWMM Kurrajong, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C A King, The Rectory, Kurrajong, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 August 1917 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      188 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Sydney, 1 August 1917; transshipped to SS 'Orissa', Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 21 September 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 3 October 1917.
    Allotted to 1st Infantry Training Brigade, 10 November 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 6 December 1917; allotted for duty to Australian Corps Rest Camp, 13 January 1918.
    Posted to 5th Infantry Brigade, 16 May 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 17 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 2 September 1918.
    On leave to Paris, 23 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 2 November 1918.
    Attached for duty to 4th Divisional Signal Company, 23 February 1919.
    Proceeded to United Kingdom for leave and Non-Military Employment: granted leave with pay and subs, 8 May-8 August 1919, to attend King's college, Strand, London, for a course of homilities.
    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 3 September 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 26 November 1919. AWMM
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About death

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  • Cemetery
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  • Memorial name
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  • Remembering my Grandfather Alfred John Brand King this ANZAC Day. It is 100 years since he returned home after the Great War, having studied in England after his AIF service in France and Belgium as an Army Chaplain concluded in 1918.
    Public - Valerie - Direct descendant - 23 April 2019



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23 April 2019Valerie Wagga Wagga NSWDirect descendant

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