STANLEY KING

 

 

Born: 13th May 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 9th April 1918; age 26; KiA – in trenches near Fampoux.

Residence: Sidney, Manitoba, Canada.

 

Enlistment Details: Location: Sidney, Manitoba, Canada, Date: 11th May 1916; Age: 24 years; Occupatin: Homestead Farmer; Next of Kin: William G. King, of 71, Stoke Street, Ipswich & Wife: Minnie King, of 633, Louise Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Religion: Presbyterian. Height: 5ft & 7 ins, ruddy complexion, hazel eyes & light brown hair.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 865689

Regiment: Canadian Infantry, 8th Battalion, Manitoba Regiment.

 

Grave Reference:

VI.L.16.

Ecoivres Military Cemetery,

Mont-St.-Eloi,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Minnie King, of Wapella, Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   16, Great Whip Street, Ipswich.

 

Stanley was 9 years old and living with his parents 7 sisters.

Girling William King, 51, a Gardener _ Domestic, born Leiston, Suffolk.

Harriet King (nee Steff), 31, born Raydon, Suffolk.

Beatrice May King, 5, born Ipswich.

Cissie Lousie King, 2, born Ipswich.

Ethel M. King, 6 months, born Ipswich.

 

On the 19th June 1916, at St. Agnes Anglican Church, Carberry, Manitoba, Canada, Stanley married, Minnie Nelson, born 1890, Ireland.

They had 2 children:

Albert Leonard King, born 1916, Manitoba, Canada.

Douglas Haig Stanley King, born 19th May 1917, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

 

Stanley is also remembered on the Saskatchewan virtual war memorial.

 

Canadian Infantry, 8th Battalion, Manitoba Regiment:

http://www.royalwinnipegrifles.com/regimental-history/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Battalion_(90th_Winnipeg_Rifles),_CEF

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