Francis Gilbert WILLIAMS

Regimental number6713
Date of birth13 September 1893
Place of birthBeverley, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBeverley, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23.16
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vera Rebecca Williams, Closemere, Coolup, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBunbury, Western Austrakia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date29 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 16 June 1917 (gas poisoning).

Wounded in action (second occasion), 22 October 1917 (shell wound, face).

Wounded in action (third occasion), 9 October 1918 (gun shot wound, left leg: slight).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 29 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 April 1965
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery (cremated), Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS Francis Gilbert