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Samuel Allen KING

Regimental number324
Place of birthToorak, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address139 Wellington Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinSamuel E King, 139 Wellington Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 56th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Discharge date28 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action (left shoulder), 8 May 1915. Evacuated to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 18 May 1915; transferred to England, 7 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Runic', 7 November 1915; discharged, 28 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1953
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING Samuel Allen

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