KING, Edward Henry
(Service number 78577)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 18 October 1897 Place of Birth Washdyke

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Washdyke, Temuka
Occupation Teamster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E. KING (mother), Washdyke, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 43rd Reinforcements, F Company
Date 17 August 1918
Transport Ruahine
Embarked From Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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 18 August 1980 Age 82 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 161, Plot 199
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Edward Henry King was the son of Edward King of Washdyke.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [28 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [28 December 2016]

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