Second Lieutenant Lionel Richard Thacker King

Royal Air Force

Died: Friday 3 May 1918 (aged 26)

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Record:
KING, LIONEL RICHARD THACKER
Additional information:
Son of Richard Thacker King and Mary Louisa King, of Sandfield House, West Kirby. Enlisted in The King's Liverpool Regt., Aug., 1914, proceeded to France, Nov., 1915, invalided out 1917. Re-enlisted in R.N.A.S. Oct., 1917. His brother George Charles also died.
Cemetery:
WEST KIRBY (ST. BRIDGET) CHURCHYARD
Cemetery/memorial reference:
757.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant King
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
6 May 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 18)
Name:
Lieutenant W A King
Context:
other
Date:
30 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 16 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 15)
Name:
Second Lieutenant V King
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Apr 1918
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 5 Dragoon Guards (page 294)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W A King
Context:
other
Date:
30 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 16 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 15)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A J King
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Apr 1918
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Hampshire Regiment. (page 451)
Name:
award Sergeant King
Context:
Date:
30 Apr 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Squadron (page 137)
Name:
Corporal A King
Context:
award
Date:
2 May 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 194)