Elisha WILLIAMS

Regimental number3132
Place of birthKadina South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressYatina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinE Williams, Yatina, South Australia
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although wounded, and a section of the trench had been captured he calmly continued to send through the S.O.S. signal, thereby enabling the brigade to call down the S.O.S. barrage without delay.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917