|Place of birth||Tipperary, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||13 Caroline Street, Redfern, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Allen Williams, 13 Caroline Street, Redfern, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, A Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||19th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Australia, 25 June 1915; (no disembarkation details); marched in to Alexandria, Egypt, 7 January 1916.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, Tel el Kabir, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 13 January 1916 (hernia); to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 14 January 1916; to Casualty Clearing Station, Montazah, 14 February 1916; discharged to overseas Base, 28 February 1916. Rejoined 19th Bn, Moascar, 9 March 1916.
Proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, Alexandria, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
Found guilty, 6 September 1916, of being in Paris without a pass, when on active service on 5 September 1916: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay.
Wounded in action, 14 November 1916; admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, 15 November 1916 (gun shot wound to right hand); transferred to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 16 November 1916; to England, 23 November 1916; admitted to General Hospital, Birmingham, England, 24 November 1916; transferred to 1st Southern General Hospital, 24 November 1916; discharged from hospital and granted leave, 20 February 1917.
Reported to Perham Downs Command Depot, 7 March 1917; marched out to Wareham, 19 March 1917; marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, 19 May 1917; transferred to 19th Bn, 19 September 1917; marched in to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, France, 10 October 1917; marched out to unit, 13 October 1917; taken on strength of 61st Drafting Bn, Belgium, 14 October 1917.
Wounded in action and admitted to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 November 1917 (gun shot wound to face); transferred to 10th Ambulance Train and taken to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne, 5 November 1917; to England, 12 November 1917; admitted to Maylark War Hospital, England, 12 November 1917; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 February 1918; discharged from hospital and granted leave, 22 February to 8 March 1918.
Failed to report to Sutton Veny Command Depot and declared absent without leave, 8 March 1918; Reported to London Headquarters and had his lateness excused on medical grounds, 15 March 1918; marched in to Sutton Veny Command Depot, 16 March 1918; marched in to overseas Training Bn, Longbridge Deverill, 12 April 1918; proceeded overseas and marched in to Canadian Base Depot, Etaples, France, 8 May 1918; marched out to unit and rejoined 19th Bn, 10 May 1918.
Wounded in action, 23 July 1918; admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance and transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 July 1918 (gas poisoning); to 41st Stationary Hospital, Pont Remy, 24 July 1918; to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abberille, 7 August 1918; to England, 24 August 1918; admitted to Central Military Hospital, Eastbourne, England, 26 August 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 17 September 1918; discharged from hospital and granted leave, 18 September 1918.
Marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, 2 October 1918.
Admitted to hospital, 4 October 1918 (sick); discharged from hospital, 11 October 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 25 October 1918 (venereal disease: total period of treatment, 29 days); discharged from hospital and marched in to Parkhouse, 22 November 1918; marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, 3 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 May 1919; discharged, 25 August 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Macquarie Park Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILLIAMS John Robert|