Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.
Born: 19th November 1877, 15, Lower Barclay Street, Ipswich.
Died: 16th July 1920; age: 42; Died from the effects of Gas.
Residence: St. Matthew’s Church Lane, Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 27th August 1915 – France.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 30534.
Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps.
Served in the South African Campaign.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Mentioned in Despatches – 4th January 1917.
Robert’s son is also remembered on the headstone – Major Harry Frank William King – August 1966 – age 60.
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Daisy Valentina King, of 28, St. Matthew’s Church Lane, Ipswich.
1881 8, Mount Pleasant, Ipswich.
Robert was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Charles Henry King, 31, a Carter, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Ellen King (nee Segger), 29, a Charwoman, born Kersey, Suffolk.
William Charles King, 1, born Ipswich.
1891 11, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich.
Robert was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Charles, 40, a Dock Labourer.
Arthur James King, 6, born Ipswich.
Eva S. King, 3, born Ipswich.
Adelaide Beatrice King, 8 months, born Ipswich.
1911 28, St. Matthew’s Church Lane, Ipswich.
Robert was 33 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Ipswich. He was married and Head of the Household.
Robert & Daisy with their sons Harry (standing) & Alfred seated on his mother’s lap.
In 1905, Ipswich, Robert married Daisy Valentina Macro, born February 1884, Ipswich.
They had 3 sons:
Harry Frank William King, born 1906, Ipswich.
Alfred Arthur King, born October 1912, Ipswich.
Douglas Michael King, born December 1917, Ipswich.
Photograph courtesy of Mrs. Ryan.
Image from IWM.