We remember George Henry King

We remember George Henry King

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Susannah King Source:9560009 13th September 1878
1880
sibling John King Source:9560009 January 1880
1882
birth Bishop's Tachbrook, Warwickshire, England United Kingdom Source:9499164 6th March 1882
1885
sibling Evelyn King Source:9560009 24th May 1885
1888
sibling Thomas Louis King Source:9560009 1888
1892
sibling Alwyn Clifton King Source:9560009 28th May 1892
1896
sibling Leonard Arthur Bryan King Source:9560009 30th June 1896
1898
sibling Doris Lillian King Source:9560009 1898
1900
dates Age 18 Source:9559971 19th November 1900
1900
enlistment Newbridge, County Kildare Ireland Source:9559910 19th November 1900
1900
service British Army Private 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:9559961 21st November 1900 - 14th March 1904
1904
service British Army Lance Corporal 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:9559961 15th March 1904 - 28th August 1906
1906
service British Army Corporal 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:9559961 29th August 1906 - 20th October 1907
1907
service British Army Lance Sergeant 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:9559961 21st October 1907 - 24th September 1911
1908
hospitalisation Medical history form detailing a fever upon George's arrival in Cork, Ireland, from India. Hospital/Institution Source:9560332 23rd November 1908 - 27th November 1908
1911
service British Army Sergeant 7322 Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:9559961 25th September 1911 - 31st October 1914
1912
hospitalisation Medical history form detailing a broken right clavicle at Colchester, Essex. Hospital/Institution Source:9560332 22nd June 1912 - 22nd July 1912
1914
marriage Margaret Benson Source:9559988 31st December 1914
1914
dates Age 32 Source:9559988 31st December 1914
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9560306 27th February 1917 - 8th April 1918
1917
service British Army Colour Sergeant 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1/9 Battalion Source:9559961 15th March 1917 - 2nd May 1917
1917
service British Army Acting Warrant Officer Class 1 7322 Durham Light Infantry Source:9560262 3rd May 1917 - 21st August 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1/6 Battalion Source:9560100 24th August 1917
1917
commission Regular Source:9560100 24th August 1917
1918
hospitalisation Record of George's stay at Craiglockhart Hospital in Edinburgh for "neurasthenia", or shell-shock. Hospital/Institution Source:9560386 22nd August 1918 - 3rd December 1918
1919
service British Army Lieutenant 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1/6 Battalion Source:9560277 24th February 1919 - 18th March 1920
awards South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:9559962
employment Cycle repairer Dublin, County Dublin Ireland Source:9559910
service British Army Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry Source:2261857
1977
death Not War Related Old age. Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario Canada Source:9499195 13th August 1977
burial Pinecrest Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Ottawa, Carleton County Canada Source:9499195

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Henry
Initials GH
Last Name King
Source 2261857
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Durham Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1/6 Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Private
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Corporal
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1st Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Sergeant
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1/9 Battalion Colour Sergeant
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry Acting Warrant Officer Class 1
British Army 7322 Durham Light Infantry 1/6 Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas King father
Emma Clifton mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Susannah King sister 13th September 1878
John King brother January 1880
Evelyn King sister 24th May 1885
Thomas Louis King brother 1888
Alwyn Clifton King brother 28th May 1892
Leonard Arthur Bryan King brother 30th June 1896
Doris Lillian King sister 1898
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Benson wife 31st December 1914
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Hazel Brown
DateHeightSource
1900-11-19 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1918-08-22 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Supplement to the The London Gazette, 10 May 1919 Leslie33060
Supplement to the The London Gazette, 17 March 1920 Leslie33060

Multimedia

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George Henry King, Durham Light Infantry Leslie33060
George Henry King Birth Certificate Leslie33060
George Henry King Baptismal Record 1882 Leslie33060
George Henry King Death Certificate 1977 Leslie33060
Attestation Papers, page 1 Leslie33060
George Henry King Leslie33060
George's Attestation Papers, p.2 Leslie33060
George's Attestation papers, p. 3 Leslie33060
George's Attestation Papers, p. 4 Leslie33060
George's Pay Book, p. 2 Leslie33060
Marriage Certificate Leslie33060
1891 Census of England, Bishop's Tachbrook, Warks. Leslie33060
Notification of Posting on First Appointment Leslie33060
Margaret & Henry Leslie33060
Army Form B103 - in lieu of B200? Leslie33060
Army Form B103 in lieu of B200? Leslie33060
WWI Medal Roll Card Leslie33060
Medical History form, p.2 Leslie33060
Craiglockhart Hospital Admissions Page Leslie33060

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