Blackmore Area Local History

First World War Commemoration:
Wallace King

Died in the First World War.
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Wallace King

War Memorial: Place and inscription
High Ongar War Memorial: Bombrd. W. King. RFS
Willingale, St Christopher and St Andrew Churchyard, War Memorial [WFA]

Ongar & District
War Memorial Hospital
Roll of Honour (High Ongar and Willingale)  [ERO A10815]

Rank: 
Bombardier

Regiment:
Royal Field Artillery. "Z" 29th Division Trench Mortar
Battery. Service No. 103263 [CWGC]
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery [Military Genealogy]

Service Details:
Born Blackmore,
Essex*
Enlisted Ongar, Essex.  [SDGW]
* No record at Blackmore

Personal and family information:
Son of Walter and Emma King, of 2,
St. George's Cottage, High Ongar, Essex. [CWGC]

1901 Census:
Clatterford End, High Ongar.
Wallace King.  Head.  Married.  [Age] 57.  Farm Worker.  [Born] High Ongar.
Emma King.  Wife.  Married.  [Age] 51.  [Born] High Ongar.
Willie King.  Son.  Single.  [Age] 17.  Gardener.  [Age] High Ongar.
Beatrice King.  Dau.  [Age] 15.  [Born] High Ongar.
Wallace King.  Son.  [Age] 12.  [Born] High Ongar.
Bertie King.  Son.  [Age] 10.  [Born] High Ongar.
plus three others, one visitor and two boarders.

1911 Census:
4
Denmark Cottages, High Ongar.
Wallace King.  Head.  Married.  [Age] 62. Working Labourer on Farm.  [Born] High Ongar.
Emma King.  Wife.  Married 29 yrs.  [Age] 62.  [Born] High Ongar.
William King.  Son.  [Age] 27.  [Born] High Ongar.
Bertie King.  Son.  [Age] 20.  [Born] High Ongar.
1911: there is a Wallace King in an institution in
Chelsea otherwise Sussex or Yorkshire.

Date of Death:
16th April 1917

Age:
28

Where died:
Killed in action France & Flanders [SDGW]

Place of Burial or Commemoration:
Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras. VA17 [CWGC]

List of Sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Essex Record Office, Soldiers who Died in the Great War, Western Front Association


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Go to top Data produced by the Blackmore War Memorial Research Project Group: Bruno Giordan, Diana Abel, Andrew Smith.
Last Updated: 24 July 2010