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Samuel WILLIAMSON

Regimental number696
Place of birthPortadown Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIrondresser
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinM. Williamson, Queen's Hotel, Ontario, Canada
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 May 1917
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 244), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Cause of death: syphilis and heart failure. Authority for inclusion on Roll of Honour contained in minutes of 49th meeting of AWM Board held in Melbourne on 10 December 1956. Parents: William and Annie WILLIAMSON, 'Drumkee', Coalisland, Co. Tyrone, Ireland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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