KING, Samuel Daniel
(Service number 15918)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 10 April 1890 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Daniel E. KING (father), Milford, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

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 22 November 1952 Age 62 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 160, Plot 666
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Samuel Daniel King was the son of Daniel Edward King and his wife Alice (née Ryan). Samuel and his brother David embarked together. S. D. King, 15918, Temuka, returned to New Zealand in March 1918 in Draft 149.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [[05 February 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [05 February 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [07 February 2017]; Evening Post, 13 March 1918 (Papers Past) [05 February 2017]

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