Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
He enlisted in East Ham, Essex; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 4 July 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of William and Emma Susan (nee WRIGHT) KING of Plaistow, Essex.
His parents married 4 December 1890 at St Luke’s, Victoria Dock, West Ham, Essex.
Albert was born 1894 in Canning Town, London, and resided in Plaistow.
On the 1901 Census, aged 7 he lived in West Ham, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a law clerk aged 17, he lived in Plaistow, with his parents and one sibling.
Date of death21/08/1916
Age at death22
Place of death
NotesBased on Leavesden Asylum's minutes of 30 August 1916 which state: Killed in action Attendant A KING
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