JOHN ROBERT ABRA KING

 

 

Born: 1878, Ipswich.

Died: 7th June 1917; age 39; Died of Multiple Shell Wounds in 17 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: Sycamore Villa, 211, Nacton Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 17th February 1916; Age: 37 years & 4 months; Occupation: Bricklayer. Height: 5ft 7 ins.

Wounded in action – field – 15th May 1917 – Gun Shot Wound – left arm.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 14621

Regiment: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment, 10th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

XIII.C.1.

Lifssenthoek Military Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs S. King, of Sycamore Villa, 211, Nacton Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   Police Station, Mendlesham, Suffolk.

 

John was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

John Robert King, 31, a Police Constable, born Ipswich.

Sarah King (nee Abra),26, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Gerald Frederick W. King, 8 months, born Mendlesham, Suffolk.

 

1891   Low Street, Badingham, Suffolk.

 

John was 12 years old and living with his parents & brother.

John, 41, a Police Constable.

Sarah, 36.

Gerald, 10.

 

1901   2, Alan Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 22 years old, a Bricklayer. He was with his mother staying at the home of his aunt.

Fanny J. Webb, a Boarding Housekeeper – own account.

Sarah, 46.

 

1911   Haughley, Suffolk.

 

John was 32 years old, a Bricklayer – Builder. He was living with his parents.

John, 61, a Police Pensioner.

Sarah, 55.

1 boarder.

 

Robert’s mother, Sarah received the memorial scroll in memory of her late son – 24th February 1920.

 

Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment, 10th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/the-queens-own-royal-west-kent-regiment/

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