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Herbert William King

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Portrait of H. W. King. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert William AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22513 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1881 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Flaxton Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 4 January 2016 - Auckland Grammar School Chronicle
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph King (father), 354 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 19 August 1916 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married to Ivy Corinda (1885 - 1916). Served in WWI as a widower. Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 4 January 2016 - Linwood, Christchurch Cemetery Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22513 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Teacher/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Joseph and Jane King, of Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Attended Pukekohe Intermediate School and Auckland Grammar

    He commanded one of four companies which took part in a raid on German lines on the 21 February 1917.

    Remembered at Pukekohe Intermediate School, with Memorial stones & loving memory roses.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 February 1917 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, Nord, France AWMM K. 44 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Pukekohe Intermediate School, WW1, Memorial stones & loving memory roses AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 6 AWMM
    • Ahier, William Roland. War diary, 1917. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2004/76. AWMM
      p. 129 February 1917; 23 February 1917 AWMM
    • Stodel, Daisy. Papers, 1916 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/108. AWMM
      Mentioned in letters between King and Daisy Stodel, 1916-1917. AWMM
    • Burton, O. (1922). The Auckland Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
      Burton, O. (1922). p 123f AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1919, Second term. pp.9-10 AWMM
    • Franklin county news AWMM
      Alexander, E. (2 March 2006). Memorial Stones ceremony organised. Franklin County News. AWMM
    • Miller, R. (Ed.). (2012). Pukekohe's memorial stones. Auckland, N.Z.: Franklin Historical Society. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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04 January 2016SarahAvoca Beach, NSW, AustraliaDirect descendant
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