King, Thomas Brown (T.B.)

Rank Captain
Unit # 1st Kent Regt.

The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. King, he was the general manager of the Dominion Glass.  Prior to the war Thomas was employed at the Dominion Glass Plant in Wallaceburg. He was commissioned in the 1st Kent Regt. as a Lieut. 4 August, 1940    He went over seas in September of 1944.

Lieut. King volunteered to be part of the CANLoan program with the British who were running short of junior officers. He was serving with the 6th Batt.  Bedfordshire Regt. He would be repoted as MIA the same time that his wife’s brother was KIA

Married to Helen, Mrs. King living at 596 Victoria Ave., Westmount, Montreal, PQ.  received information that her husband was MIA in November of 1944 an that he was a prisoner-of-war of the Germans 26/12/44, his new address was No. 91861, Oflog 12-b Germany. CDN 5/02/45. 

Captain King returned home 16/05/45 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources CDN (14/10/44, 26/12/45/), IODE(N)

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