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Charles Henry WILLIAMS

Regimental number2923
Place of birthPutney, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height6' 1"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Farell, Leicester House, Putney Hill, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the British Army.
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 3), Villers- Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth WILLIAMS, 163 St. Mary's Road, Kingston, Portsmouth, England. Native of Marylebone, London, England

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 723 Charles Henry WILLIAMS for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS Charles Henry

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