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Owen Beresford WILLIAMS

Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jean S Williams, 21 Harrow Road, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Outer Harbour, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Millitary Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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