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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Captain Herbert Joseph King

23/1/1891
Born at Creswick, VIC
27/1/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 22nd Battalion, aged 24
1/4/1915
Promoted to Corporal
10/5/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A38 Ulysses
19/5/1915
Promoted to Lance Sergeant
Disembarked in Egypt
30/8/1915
Embarked for Gallipoli
10/10/1915
Promoted to Sergeant
27/12/1915
Disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt
19/3/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
26/3/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
2/8/1916
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant
22/11/1916
Appointed Lieutenant
19/3/1917
Seconded for duty with 6th Infantry Training Battalion in England
28/4/1917 - 2/7/1917
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, England - appendicitis
18/9/1917
Proceeding overseas to France
26/9/1917
Rejoined unit from secondment
29/8/1918
Appointed Temporary Captain
1/9/1918
Wounded in action - gunshot wound - placed on regimental seconded list, wounded
2/9/1918
Admitted to 8th General Hospital, Rouen, France
5/9/1918
Admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, England
7/11/1918
Appointed Captain
24/12/1918
Embark for Australia aboard the Takada
11/7/1919
Appointment terminated
1940
Enlisted in the Australian Army - V91167
1943
Discharged from the Australian Army - a Captain with the 9th Reserve Battalion
1967
Died at Daylsford, VIC, aged 76

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 19:02:32