Roll of Honour

Private Bert King

Linked to: Bicester

Service Number: 29039

Regiment: Border Regiment (7th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 24th May 1918

Age at Death: 36

Burial/Memorial Location: Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France

Address: Parents: 4 Wales Cottages, Bicester

Son of Charles King, of Bicester. Husband of Harriet Elizabeth King, of 6 Telegraph Street, Stafford.

"Official information has been received that Private Bert King, of the Border Regiment, son of Mr Charles King, of 4, Wales Cottages, Crump’s Butts, Bicester, has been killed in action. Private King joined the army in June 1916, and was sent to France about a fortnight after he enlisted. He was married, and had four children. Much sympathy is felt for Mr King, who has one other son in the present war and one who was in the army and died before the war broke out." Bicester Advertiser 07/06/1918