KING, George Henry
(Service number 6/2182)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 28 September 1893 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Leath Bury Street, Sumner
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin W. VIRGIN (brother-in-law), Sumner, Christchurch
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 5th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 5 May 1949 Age 54 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Henry King was the youngest son of Thomas and Isabella (née Miles) King. He was educated at Temuka School. He married Phyllis Olive Greenfiedl on 1 May 1930.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [08 August 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [07 August 2017]

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