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William WILLIAMS

Regimental number1428
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 9.25"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinWife, Jesse Williams, Abermain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No 22), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hannah Marion and the late Mr WILLIAMS, Sydney; Wife: Jessie WILLIAMS, Abermain, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1862 Pte Percy Joseph WILLIAMS, 13th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.

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