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Edgar Vincent WILLIAMS

Regimental number15923
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.9
Height5' 9.75"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinFather, H. Williams, 37 Chatsworth Road, West Norwood, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st & 2nd Anzac Mounted Divisions, 15th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Discharge date22 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918.

Admitted to 78th General Hospital, 3 December 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 21 December 1918.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 28 March 1919 (influenza); discharged to AIF Headquarters, 13 April 1919.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 12 June 1919 (orchitis).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 22 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 1052 Edgar Vincent WILLIAMS for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS Edgar Vincent

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