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Charles Newton WILLIAMS

Regimental number5243
Date of birth20 May 1898
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolBroken Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressMica Street, off Bromide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Williams, Mica Street off Bromide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Discharge date23 October 1917
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Flers, 10 November 1916; invalided to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, England. Discharged, October 1917, as medically unfit.
Date of death27 October 1956
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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