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Joseph Zarchariah WILLIAMS

Regimental number184
Place of birthWallaroo, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Barker, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Williams, Wallaroo, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Mary Ellen WILLIAMS
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death31 July 1935
Age at death41
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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