Thomas James KING

Thomas James King Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Queensland
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
27-September-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
2052
Rank
Private
Unit
2nd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Gunner
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
15-April-1917
Place
Bapaume, France
Cemetery or Memorial
H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St.Mein, France
Notes

Thomas King arrived in France in August 1916 following four months in Egypt and England. He transferred to the 4th Divisional Artillery Column as a driver, then transferred to the 11th Field Artillery as a gunner, the unit he was with when he was killed in action near Bapaume. He was only 20.