George KING

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KING, George

Service Number: 2040
Enlisted: 13 December 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Boston, Lincolnshire. England, July 1889
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wharf labourer/Dairy farmer's assistant
Died: Died of wounds, France, 30 July 1918
Cemetery: Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, Sydney, New South Wales
18 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
18 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 31st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix), GSW (left foot)
26 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 31st Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, 2nd occasion - Shell shock
24 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 31st Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918, 3rd occasion - Gassed
30 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 31st Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 4th occasion - shell wound (abdomen)

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