John King

Name

John King

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

03/09/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
2300
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL
X. C. 9.
France

UK Memorials

St James’ Church Memorial, Bushey
St Paul’s Church Memorial, Bushey Heath
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey
Wesleyan (Bushey & Oxhey Methodist) Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

John King, resident in Vale Road, Bushey during the war, had been a member of the Sunday School at St James’ Parish Church.

Wartime Service

He enlisted as Private 2300 in the West Yorkshire Regiment. He returned home on leave shortly before he was killed by a shell in France on 3 September 1916.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild