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Robert John WILLIAMS

Regimental number65
Place of birthKensington Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
Address111 Rathmines Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robt. Williams, 111 Rathmines Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Previous military service51st Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Date of death20 June 1971
Place of burialCairns Civil Cemetery

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