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Sydney Owen WILLIAMS

Regimental number2462
Place of birthChandousie India
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNirranda, via Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J A Williams, Nirranda, via Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2457 Pte Charles Cecil WILLIAMS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1979
Place of burialMt Gravatt Cemetery

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