James King

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 90845
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 35th Field Ambulance
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 16.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Bard Cottage Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.D.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 39 Milnbank Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary O’Brien King, 39 Milnbank Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Martin King, 39 Milnbank Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James King

Killed in Action on 16 Aug 1917 whilst serving with 35th Field Ambulance.
Attested  22 Sep 1914 to 3 Highland Field Ambulance, RAMC(T)  with the regimental number 55 at the age of 17yrs and 11 months.
On 30 Jan 1917 he transferred to the Regular RAMC and was re numbered 90845 and posted to 35 Field Ambulance, RAMC in BEF in France
The son of Martin and Mary O’Brien King of 39 Milnbank Road, Dundee he was killed in action on 16 August 1917.

James King   90845   Royal Army Medical Corps

KING___Killed in action, on the 16th August 90845 Private James King, R.A.M.C., aged 20 years eldest son of Mrs Martin King, 39 Milnbank Road, Dundee, and grandson of Mrs O’Brien, 20 Pole Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 1st September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Jim Flood and Michael Caldwell

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