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William John WILLIAMS

Regimental number5782
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address160 Weston Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation42.7
Height5' 10"
Weight183 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Williams, 106 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 December 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'U;ysses', 18 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: overage), Sydney, 27 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 January 1941
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS William John

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