KING, Herbert Spencer
(Service number 13/2832)
|First Rank||Lance Corporal||Last Rank|
|Date||10 February 1893||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Address at Enlistment||Union Street, Milton|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs E. KING (mother), Union Street, Milton|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||9th Reinforcements, Auckland Mounted rifles, A Squadron|
|Date||8 January 1916|
|Embarked From||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
7 August 1916 wounded ion action.
|Date||6 August 1980||Age||87 years|
|Place of Death||Wakari Hospital, Dunedin; of Waikouaiti|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Andersons Bay Crematorium, Dunedin|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Herbert Spencer King was the third son of William and Elizabeth Harriett (née Evans) King. He was educated at Tahakopa School. Trooper H. S. King was woundeed in action on 7 August 1916. Herbert married Ellenor Jane Shipman in 1919.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 October 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [17 October 2019]; Andersons Bay Crematorium record (Dunedin City Council) [18 October 2019]; Otago Witness, 30 August 1916 (Papers Past) [17 October 2019]
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