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ARTHUR BENJAMIN KING
Remembered with honour Watford (Vicarage Road) Cemetery: Plot H, Row 1, Grave 910.
He joined H.M.S. President, a shore establishment of the Royal Naval Reserve, 16 October 1915, and was entitled to the British War medal. He died of injuries received in action.
Son of the late Benjamin John and Catherine Emma (nee FISHER) KING; husband of Alice (nee LLOYD) KING of Watford.
His parents married 4 August 1863 at St Mary’s, Lambeth, London. Benjamin died 1870 aged 35; Catherine died 1893 aged 54; both in the Lambeth district.
Arthur was born November 1966 in Lambeth, and baptised 9 December 1866 at St Mary’s, Lambeth. He married 10 September 1892 at St Giles’, Camberwell, London; they had one child. He died in Watford, and was buried 5 December. Alice never remarried, she died 6 January 1941 in Watford aged 73, and was buried 10 January, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1871 Census, aged 4 he lived in Lambeth, with his widowed mother and no siblings. On the 1881 Census, a scholar aged 14 he still lived in Lambetrh, with his widowed mother and no siblings. On the 1891 Census, a clerk 2nd Class Civil Service aged 24, he still lived in Lambeth, with his widowed mother and no siblings. On the 1901 Census, a 2nd Division Civil Service clerk aged 34, he still lived in Lambeth, with his wife and one child. On the 1911 Census, a Civil Service 2nd Division clerk aged 44, he lived in Watford, with his wife and one child.
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