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Ernest George WILLIAMS

Regimental number721
Place of birthBlackburn Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
AddressAlbert Street, Blackburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Williams, Albert Street, Blackburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceCorps of MS Clerks
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

During the forties Ernest Williams worked as Assistant Secretary to the Minister for the Army (Mr Sinclair) at Victoria Barracks. He was also Director of Army Rifle Clubs of Australia for several years

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