Joseph King – British War Medal, Victory Medal & Military Medal

Private 301020 15th Btn. Durham Light Infantry.  Killed in action 18th September 1918, aged 22 years, France & Flanders.

Son of Joseph and Annie King of 49, Fourtgh Street, South Moor, Stanley.

Enlisted Stanley, Co Durham.

Awarded British War Medal, Victory Medal & Military Medal.

Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, FrancePreviously 8/3994 Durham Light Infantry.

Awarded the Military Medal (Supplement to the London Gazette 21 Oct 1918, 12409)
1911 census shows Joseph working as a Driver at the Coal Mine and living at 27 Lymington Teracce, Esh Winning, Durham with his parents, four brothers and three sisters.