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John Edward WILLIAMS

Regimental number510
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPO, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.5
Height5' 9.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Williams, Dunkeld, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBundaberg, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Commemoration detailsSpecial Memorial C 26, 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2836 Pte Frank WILLIAMS, 10th Bn, killed in action, 23 July 1916; 2305 Stoker Michael Wright WILLIAMS, AE2, RAN, died as a prisoner of war, Turkey, 29 September 1916; 8 Pte Thomas Peter WILLIAMS, 14th Bn, died of wounds, 18 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS John Edward

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