William King

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 31265
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 15th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 14.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 1

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Matthew King, 31 Coupar St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:

    William King, 31 Coupar St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William King

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial. His next of kin is listed as Annie Lister (grandmother) 73 Liff Rd, Dundee.

William King   31265   Royal Scots

KINGKilled in action, on April 14th, Lance-Corporal, William King, Royal Scots, eldest son of Mr and Mrs William King, 31 Coupar Street, Lochee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 14th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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