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Samuel Leonard King

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Brothers Samuel King (38037) (left) and Charles King (5/388) (right), studio portrait, postcard stamped front - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 38037 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1891 AWMM PetoneWellington AWMM
    Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 October 1916 AWMM 72 Richmond Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.L. King (wife), 61 Richmond Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 February 1917 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Ypres AWMM
    • Passchendaele AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38037 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      7 feet 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      147 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded and gassed, 29 July 1917 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded second time, multiple to severe, Ypres, France, 28 August 1917 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded third time, shellshock, severe concussion, 28 November 1917 AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted while on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ella L. King, of 68, Dixon St., Masterton, Wairarapa.

    Married, 1 daughter at embarkation

    Samuel King returned to New Zealand on board SS Maunganui that sailed from Liverpool on 2 February 1918. He served a total of one year and 31 days overseas, and 209 days in New Zealand.

    Brother of Charles King (5/388) who subsequently married Samuel's widow.

    Died of wounds received in France, wounded and gassed. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Thankyou from your brother Charles eldest grandson,Wayne.
    Public - Wayne - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

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24 April 2015WaynePicton,New ZealandOther Relative
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