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hello everyone looking for information 

on lt john cyril rooper king i know he was a major and lt col in the in the east yorks and also from his m.i.c  found he was on the pals battalions 

 but have found he was lt col in the 13th london regment  but cant find him as a lt col in the east yorks 

any extra info would be gratefully receved 

aslo i know he was born in ireland 

 

 

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Have you tried the London Gazette for his promotions?

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Looks like he certainly had an acting rank as Lt. Col.

Also:

London Gazette  https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30097/supplement/5210 

5210 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 26 MAY, 1917

E. York. R.—Temp Maj. J. C. R. King, from a Serv. Bn., to be temp. Maj., 1st May 1915, and to retain his acting rank of Lt.- Col. whilst comdg. a Bn.. Lond. R., T.F

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There is a file for him at the National Archives dated 1902 under the 20th Foot (Lancashire Fusiliers). Gives a year of birth of 1883. Free to download.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C178170All photographs or electronic scans remain the copyright © of the Banstead History Research Group or the specific contributors and cannot be reproduced by either digital, electronic, electrostatic or lithographic or by any other means without expressed permission from the originator of the web site or its contributors.

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Born Dublin on 9 Jun  1883

 

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And Fold 3 has his service record for the Lancs Fusiliers 1903 to 1906 - click for Fold 3 record

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1 hour ago, travers61 said:

Lancashire Fusiliers

An earlier 1902 LG

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27398/page/387 

 

And a 1914 - recalled to the Colours it seems.

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27398/page/387 

"The East Yorkshire Regiment ... 13th Battalion (4th Hull), John Cyril Rooper King to be temporary Captain. Dated 30th November, 1914"

 

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And his father, John Rooper King, seems to have his own raft of earlier LG entries

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thankyou  for you for all your replys  

just have to do more digging to see

what else i can find 

about him

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  • 1 year later...

Have found this extra piece information regarding LT COL J C R KING

it shows him as a LT COL to the X1X corps school could my question is what is the X1X Corps school and would it have a war diary ? 

 United States Army in the World War, 1917-1919, Volume 4 

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