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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Sneinton Nottingham
Father: George Henry King was born in 1878 at Sneinton and worked as a baker and confectioner. Mother: Ellen King was born in 1880 in Sneinton, Nottingham. Brother: John, born in 1903 at Church Greasley, Derbyshire. Sister: Ellen Elizabeth, born in 1906 at Church Greasley. The family lived at 39 ew Street, Church Greasley before moving to 102 Carlton Hill, Nottingham.
08 Jul 1917
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Private
2nd Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Pte. King was called up for service and following training he was drafted to France. The battalion served south of Nieuport, which was eight miles from the Belgian coast, during July 1917. It was a relatively quiet area, but nevertheless Pte. King was killed on 08/07/1917 and buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery.
In memoriam published 8th July 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “KING. – In remembrance of our dear nephew and cousin, Albert, killed in action July 8th, 1917. At rest. – From loving aunt Lizzie and uncle Arthur, cousins Harold, Nellie, Doris, Elsie.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Albert George King - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle