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George Shadrick KING

Regimental number35
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
Address132 Devonshire Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah King, Mincha Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll33
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 February 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Awarded 168 hours' detention for overstaying leave and resisting an escort, 6 January 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kyarra', 3 February 1915 (disciplinary reasons); discharged, Melbourne, 11 March 1915.

Automatically forfeited entitlement to war medals.
Miscellaneous detailsSee also 3013 Robert ADAMS for 2nd period of service.
Date of death20 September 1960
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING George Shadrick

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