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John Alford WILLIAMS

Regimental number3292
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
Address30 Challis Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L E Williams, 30 Challis Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 41), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Laura Emily WILLIAMS. Native of Gympie, Queensland.
Other details

War service:

Embarked Sydney, 20 December 1915; taken on strength, 4th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916.

Killed in action, 3 January 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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