Born: 1875, Walpole, Suffolk.

Died: 22nd September 1901; age 26; Died of Syncope Asphyxia, at Komatipoort, Lebombo, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Occupation: Labourer.

Enlistment Date: 14th January 1895.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 8018.

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 16th Company, South Division.


Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Transvaal, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith & Laing’s Nex.




1881   Walpole Street, Walpole, Suffolk.


George was 5 years old and living with his mother, step father, sisters & step sister.

James Lugo, 28, an Agricultural Labourer, born Walpole.

Elizabeth Lydia Lugo (nee Ducker (1st marriage King)), 34, born St. Lawrence, Suffolk.

Anna Maria King, 11, born Walpole.

Rosa Ellen King, 8, born Walpole. (pictured)

Maria Elizabeth King Lugo, 2 months, born Walpole.


1891   Walpole Lane, Walpole, Suffolk.


George was 15 years old, a Farm Servant for 34 year old, Alfred E. Bootman – Farmer – own account – employer.


George’s father was Jonas King, born 1843, Walpole – died 1875, Walpole.


Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth Lugo – mother, Anna King and Rosa King – sisters, Maria Lugo, Alice Mary Lugo & Jessie Evelyn Lugo – half sisters.

The Boer War.

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