A Poppy
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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- George Austin King -

unknown person Name : George Austin King

Son of : John Austin King and Mary Jane King (née Cassford) of Sandown.

Born : 1889 Sandown.

  Census information :

1891 : John and Mary King, with their family including George aged 1, are at 28, Fitzroy Street, Sandown. John King is a Painter, Paper Hanger & Picture Frame Maker

1901 : John and Mary King, with their family including George aged 11, are at 1, Kimberley Villas, Sandown. John King is a House Painter.

1911 : John and Mary King, with their family including George aged 21, are at 1, Kimberley Villas, St John's Road, Sandown. John King is a House Painter, George King is a Carpenter.

According to the Australian War Memorial circular, and information given by his aunt Mrs Phillips, George King attended Sandown National School, and Sandown Secondary School. He served with the Hampshire Territorials. It is not known when he moved to Australia.

  Service Details :

Private 1370 George Austin King, 10th Bn. Australian Infantry

  Casualty Details :

Died : 25 April 1915 aged 26.

Commemorated at : Lone Pine (Australian) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

CWGC record ...
 
Australian War Memorial record ...
 
Australian Imperial Forces Project record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Sandown War Memorial
Sandown St John's Church War Memorial
Sandown High School
Lake Church of the Good Shepherd, Choristers War Memorial
  Photographs :

Christ Church, North Adelaide Australian War Memorial Panel 59
North Adelaide, Christ Church Memorial Panel 59


Photos provided by : Sandra McKessar of the Spirits of Gallipoli website.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for research
  Page status :
Page last updated : 17 August 2012



 
 

 
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