KING, James
(Service number 27304)

First Rank Last Rank


Date 22 September 1886 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Maude Street, Temuka
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Ann KING (mother), Maude Street, Temuka
Religion Church of England
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 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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

Lost right leg

Post-war Occupations



Date 28 June 1966 Age 80 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 261, Plot 20
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James King was the son of Daniel and Ann (Annie, née Beard) King, and a brother of Frank Erny King who also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [24 March 2017]

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