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Russell David King

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Russell David AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 52620 AWMM
    • WWII 31346 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1896 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 14 Sefton Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Mary King (mother), Kenmore, Otipua Road, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs B.H. King (wife), 14 Sefton Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with NZ Medical Corps during World War 1 from 1917-1919

    Enlisted with 2 NZEF as a Major, February 1940

    Promoted to Lt Colonel and Commanding Officer (CO) of 4 NZ Field Ambulance, January 1942

    Promoted to Colonel and Assistant Director of Medical Services (ADMS) of 2 NZ Division, June 1943

    Deputy Director of Medical Services (DDMS) and Brigadier of NZ Corps, February 1944

    Returned to NZ in March 1944

    Served as Honorary Physician to Queen Elizabeth II after World War 2 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 1970 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      73: 2 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      79: 8 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
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