RAMC - Royal Army Medical Corps
  Home » Unit not yet known » Known - Casualty » 30534
Search RAMC Personnel Profiles The RAMC in WarThe RAMC Chain of Evacuation Contact Us
RAMC Units
 Army Medical Services 
 Home Service 
 Ambulance Trains 
 Casualty Clearing Stations 
 Field Ambulances 
 Hospitals 
 Non RAMC personnel attached to British Medical Units 
 RAMC Personnel attached to Colonial/Associated Medical Units
 Regimental Medical Establishments 
 Sanitary Sections 
 Ships - Hospital/Transport 
 Unit not yet known 
  noktaKnown - Casualty
  noktaKnown - Medallist
  noktaKnown - Personal portrait
  noktaUnit unknown
 X - Other medical units 
 Y - WW1 Medical Victoria Crosses
 Z - Photographs (Nothing known)
Personnel Search
 
Use keywords to search
by first or last name
RAMC profile of:
Robert Henry KING
[Service No:  30534]
 
 


Place or Date
of Birth:
15 Lower Barclay Street, Ipswich, Suffolk on 19th November 1877

Service Number: 30534

TF Number:

Rank: Sjt

Unit:

Attached To:

Enlistment Location:

Also Served:

Outcome: Died

Date Died: 16/07/1920
Age Died: 42

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Ipswich Cemetery, Suffolk - UK

Awards: MIDx2

Gazette Reference: 4/1/1917
 


Other Information:

Robert had already served right through the South African campaign, he left the army and worked as a scaffolder at Messrs Cranfield's Mill and then for Mr Sadler, a builder in Ipswich. At the outbreak of war Robert volunteered for service again, he arrived in France on the 27th August 1915. Robert was gassed three times when in France but continued to serve, he left France for Italy and was in Italy at the time of the Armistice. It was the after-effects of the gas, however, that caused his death. Robert was buried with full military honours - his coffin covered with the Union Jack, bourne on a gun carriage, with Bearers, firing party and a trumpeter. He was the husband of Daisy Valentina King of 29 St Matthews Church Lane, Ipswich. [Information and photograph kindly provided by Robert's great granddaughter, Andrea]


 
 
Back Add Additional Info
 
 ©2007-2020 RAMC: Royal Army Medical Corps WW1 Developed by: Paramount Digital marketing