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William Arthur WILLIAMS

Regimental number6849
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Charles Williams, Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6849A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Bakery
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date31 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3287 Pte Sydney WILLIAMS, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 23 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death28 May 1949
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS William Arthur

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