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Thomas Lawrence Roy King

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Portrasit of Lieutenant Thomas Lawrence Roy King MC, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044   1 /   F693 . Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Lawrence Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Roy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1125 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 June 1892 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A. King (father), 27 Hull Street, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1125 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      31 October 1917 AWMM
      London Gazette 26/11/1917; Awarded for acts of gallantry in the field, for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of the battalion signallers and runners during an attack he followed closely after the leading troops and established communication with the captured positions very rapidly. He set a splendid example to his men." AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal with oak leaf AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
      Specially mentioned in despatches by Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig KB, GCB, GCVO, KCIE, Commander-in-Chief British Armies in France, dated 8.1.1918. "For distinguished and gallant service and devotion to duty during the perios 25.02.1918 to midnight 16/17th September 1918" AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 12 July 1915 AWMM Produce salesman/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1962 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taita Cemetery AWMM ML Plot 1664 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 22 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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