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Private Thomas KING, G/24660, 7th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 25230, Somerset Light Infantry), killed in action, Flanders France, 13th July 1917.  

1891, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

2nd April 1891, St Peter, Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, baptism of Thomas King, son of John, (labourer), & Emily King of Leckhampton.

24th May 1910, St James, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Thomas King, age 19, bachelor, labourer, 17 Commercial Street, father John King, labourer, married Ethel Maud Onione, age 20, spinster, 17 Commercial Street, father George Henry Onione, groom.


1911 Census - 10 Exmouth Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - Thomas King, head, age 20, married, brickmaking, brick company, worker born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; Ethel King, wife, age 20, married 1 year, 1 child, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; Violet King, daughter, age 3 months, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.


Enlisted Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.  

Widow - Ethel Maud King; Children - Violet May King, born 5th January 1911; Charles John King, born 24th November 1913; Nora Elizabeth King, born 19th May 1915.

Buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall), I. D. 5., Belgium.


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