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Jack Campbell WILLIAMS

Regimental number5785
Place of birthRosewood New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHolbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs. May Williams, 'Trelatta,' Mona Road, Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Rolllst Division Artillery Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

Military Medal

'East of HOOGE on September 21st and 22nd, this man was a linesman at the Brigade Forward Station and during the intense shell fire by the enemy in this sector his conspicuous bravery under heavy shell fire contributed to maintaining telephonic communication between these points.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1968
Age at death70
Place of burialRosewood Cemetery, via Tumbarumba, New South Wales

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