W. G. King
Service no. 51125
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps, 30th Amb. Train
Born in Chelsea; enlisted in London; lived in Lambeth
Died in an accident on 10 January 1917, aged about 40
Remembered at St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Somme, France
National Roll of the Great War 1914-1918
KING, W. G., Private, R.A.M.C.
He volunteered in January 1915, and shortly afterwards crossed to France. Whilst in this theatre of war he was engaged on duties of an important nature on the ambulance trains, by one of which he was unfortunately run over and killed in January 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
“His memory is cherished with pride.”
23, Wilcox Road, Wandsworth Road, S.W.8.
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 William George King, 33, lived in 3 rooms at 23 Wilcox Road, Stockwell. William was born in Chelsea and earned his living as a house painter. His wife Margaret Annie King, 28, was born in Lambeth. They had a one-year-old daughter, Edith Mabel King, born in Lambeth. Seilia May Mitchell, a 22-year-old “needlewoman” from Stoke Newington, boarded with the family.