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Benjamin George KING

Regimental number2734
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWinch-driver
AddressInglewood Hill, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Matthews King, Inglewood Hill, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2734A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

IUnspecified


Courage and valuable services in carrying out daring patrols and obtaining valuable information.( Near le Barque 24-26 February 1917).
Recommendation date: 10 March 1917

FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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