John William King – Lance Corporal 27759

John was born (Q1 1898 in Knaresborough)

Enlisted initially in Yorkshire Light Infantry Service No 2376

Then transfered to 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
Presumed dead 9th October 1917 aged 19

Commonwealth Graves Tyne Cot Memorial
Tyne Cot Memorial
Arrondissement Ieper
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

Note: 27759. . Panel54 to 60 and 163A.



This photograph was taken by Jane and Peter Harrison when they visited Tyne Cot on 31st July 2017 for the Centenary Commemorations of the Start of the Battle of Passchendaele .










Family Details
Father – Edward James K. (b 1866 in Bilton, Yorkshire)
Mother – Elizabeth K.nee Tremble (b 1865 in Knaresborough)
Step Sister – Florence Tremble (b. 1890 in Knaresborough)
Sister – Louisa K (b. 1892 in Knaresborough)
Sister – Mary Emma K.(b 1895 in Knaresborough)
Brother – James Alfred K. (b. 1895 in Knaresborough)
John Willie King (b 1898 in Knaresborough)