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Ernest WILLIAMS

Regimental number7130
Place of birthBroadwater, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCabinetmaker
AddressNorth Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.10
Height5' 5.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Prudence R Williams, Baillie Street, North Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets for 4 years.
Enlistment date22 September 1917
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollGraves Registration Unit
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date22 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 22 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS Ernest

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