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William Edward KING

Regimental number2950
Place of birthTiaro, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39.10
Height5' 5.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Meriem Ann King, Chinchilla, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 12 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollMounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date12 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING William Edward

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