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David KING

Regimental number201
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, D. King, Lindsay Street, West Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSyria
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery, (Row C, Grave No. 92), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas David and Hannah King
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria

Embarked from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 15 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 14 July 1915; evacuated to Malta; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 10 November 1915.

Killed in action, Syria, 27 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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