King F.J. Driver

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Name King Frederick William John.
Army number
Rank Driver
Date of birth 9/12/1910.
Age 36 at the time of his death.
Unit Royal Army Service Corps, Posted 23rd Div HQ, Served B.E.F. Subsequent service and postings not known at this stage.
Company/Battery Divisional Supply Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Driver.
Joined Brigade Not applicable - worked at Divisional level.
Promotions Sergeant.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 15/4/1947, presumably in the UK. Cause of death not yet known.
Home address Son of Cecilia King of Ipswich. Husband of Alethea Marianne King of Ipswich. Worked as a Scammell Driver (Petroleum). Buried in Grave 185, Section U.A. Ipswich Old Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads "O FOR THE TOUCH OF A VANISHED HAND, AND THE SOUND OF A VOICE THAT IS STILL!"
Source table 23N

It is considered that the man described above may be the individual who appears in Divisional War Diary documents as Driver F. J. King. If this is incorrect and the service details of the casualty described above are not those relating to Driver King, please contact the Lead Researcher at the address listed on the front page of the Website, and appropriate amendments will be made.