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Wilfred James King

Portrait of Private Wilfred James King, Auckland Weekly News, 30 December 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19421230-22-38. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Wilfred James King, Auckland Weekly News, 30 December 1942. Auckland Libraries H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred James AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 43735 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 43735 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.117 Van driver/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.117
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.117
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wilfred King was the son of Hannah King, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    El AlameinWestern Desert AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM D. 142A. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Remembering Wilfred King cousin of my Uncle Melvin Homer who also died at El Alamein in 1942
    Public - Lee - Other relative - 25 April 2016
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  • Remembering Wilfred King cousin of my Uncle Melvin Homer who also died at El Alamein in 1942
    Public - Lee - 25 April 2015
    Report 

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25 April 2016LeeSydneyOther relative

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