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Charles King

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/388 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 November 1893 AWMM PetoneWellington AWMM
    Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 June 1915 AWMM 61 Richmond Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S.E. King (father), General Carrier, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5/388 AWMM
  • Military service
    Compulsory Military Training (Territorials). 6 Mounted Rifles, Porirua AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 18 June 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
    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
      5 feet 5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      148 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Charles King returned to New Zealand on board Northumberland on 29 March 1919. He served a total of three years and 270 days overseas. Including service in New Zealand the total service time was three years, 355 days.

      His brother, Samuel King (38037) returned to New Zealand wounded and died in 1918. Charles later married Samuel's widow. She had three children from her first marriage, and she and Charles had three children.

      Ashes interred with wife (Ella Lydia King) at Taita Lawn Cemetery AWMM
    • Samuel and Ella had 2 children and Charles and Ella had four children. Public - Wayne George Vincent - Other Relative - 6 February 2015 - Family history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 December 1968 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taita Lawn Cemetery, Northern end Rimu Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt, New Zealand AWMM Cremated AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 394 AWMM

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06 February 2015Wayne George VincentPictonOther Relative
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