Descendants of Peter KING

9. Julia Mary KING (Peter Joseph , Peter , Peter ) was born in 1888. She died on 28 Mar 1948.

Left in Ireland up to 17 years old, with Grandmother

Julia married Thomas YOUNG in 1910.

They had the following children:

  15 M i Thomas Joseph YOUNG was born in 1911.
  16 M ii Leslie John YOUNG
  17 F iii Esme Rose YOUNG

10. Patrick KING (Peter Joseph , Peter , Peter ) was born on 10 Mar 1889 in Abbey St, Galway, Ireland.

He had the following children:

+ 18 F i Eileen KING

11. Catherine Marie KING (Peter Joseph , Peter , Peter ) was born in 1890. She died in Sep 1973.

Catherine married Joseph Edward KNOX son of William Thomas KNOX and Lillian MONKS in Dec 1920. Joseph was born on 18 Feb 1888 in Wellington.

Appears to have served in the Australian Armed Forces in WW1: Joseph Edward Knox - Australian Imperial Force - Private, 17th Infantry Battalion, No.253 . Record held by Archives NZ.

Joseph and Catherine had the following children:

+ 19 M i Raymond Anthony KNOX
+ 20 M ii Keith Patrick KNOX
+ 21 F iii Enid Theresa Rose KNOX

12. Rose Margaret Delia KING (Peter Joseph , Peter , Peter ) was born on 26 Jan 1892 in Leenane, Connemara, Ireland. She died on 17 Feb 1984 in Levin. She was buried in Makara Cemetary, Wellington.

Rose married John James KNOX son of William Thomas KNOX and Lillian MONKS on 5 Nov 1915 in St Joseph's, Wellington. John was born on 23 Aug 1890 in Wellington. He died on 3 Aug 1918. John was employed as Driver.

Two versions of death event:
1. Drowned when Hospital Ship he was on was torpedoed in English Channel
2. Official List of Casualties has him 'Lost Overboard' England x France

In Memory of JOHN JAMES KNOX, Private 63622, Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. who died on
Saturday, 3rd August 1918. Age 27. Additional Information: as a result of an attack by an enemy submarine in the English Channel. Son of William Thomas and Lillian Knox; husband of Rose Margaret Knox, of 12, Hospital Rd., Newtown, Wellington.

Commemorative Information
Memorial: WELLINGTON PROVINCIAL MEMORIAL, New Zealand. Location: The Wellington Provincial Memorial is situated in Wellington (Karori) Cemetery on Karori Road, in the north-western part of Wellington. The memorial was originally built to commemorate 65 soldiers from the Wellington Military District who died during the 1914-1918 War and who were buried at sea. The names of 20 servicemen who lost their lives during the 1939-1945 War I

John and Rose had the following children:

+ 22 M i Lionel William KNOX
+ 23 F ii Kathleen Frances Lillian KNOX

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