The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal W King


Lance Corporal Walter KING, 202632, 2nd/4th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 2918, The Buffs),  killed in action, Egypt,  19th April 1917.

Born Dover, Kent, son of F William King & Mrs King, 42 York street, Dover, Kent.

1911 Census - 3 Winchelsea Street, Dover, Kent - F William King, head, age 67, married, fitter labourer, Packets? Yard, born Dover, Kent; Martha King, wife, age, 64, married 43 years, 12 children, 11 still alive, born Dover, Kent; Walter King, son, age 20, single, boiler maker, labourer, Packet Yard, born Dover, Kent; Hannah King, daughter, age 23, single, ironer, Scotts Factory, born Dover, Kent; Ada M King, daughter, age 21, single, ironer, Scotts Factory, born Dover, Kent; Bertie S King, son, age 15, single, shop boy, greengrocer, born Dover, Kent.

Enlisted Dover, Kent. Resided Dover, Kent. 

9th August 1915, posted Balkans Theatre of War.

1915 June Quarter, Dover Registration District, Walter King married Kathleen Margaret La Moon.

Buried at Gaza War Cemetery,  XII. D. 8., Israel.

Link to Dover War Memorial Project

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