KING, James
(Service number 4/1511)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank Sapper


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Mill Road, Waimate, New Zealand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs J. King (wife), Mill Road, Waimate, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Tunnelling Company
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Headquarters, No.4 Section
Date 18 December 1915
Transport Ruapehu
Embarked From Auckland, New Zealander Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Engineers

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 August 1916 Age 31
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Roclincourt Valley cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; St Augustine Church War memorial?

Biographical Notes

James King was the husband of Julia Francis King, of 4 Forth St., Dunedin West, New Zealand. native of Westland, New Zealand.


Cenotaph database (October 2014)

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Ann Munro, SC branch NZSG

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