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Frederick Stanley WILLIAMS

Regimental number7315
Date of birth4 November 1899
Place of birthBrinkworth, South Australia
SchoolSutherland and Lyndoch Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLyndoch, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C Williams, Nuriootpa, South Australia
Enlistment date22 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

Together with a friend he came to Adelaide in January 1917 to join the Navy, but not knowing where to go went to the Adelaide Town Hall and joined the Army, signing each other's forms in lieu of parental consent.

War service: Western Front

Wounded, 27 March 1918, 21 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

After the war he joined the South Australian Police Force on 12 May 1923, and retired on 21 July 1952.
Date of death4 November 1982
Age at death83
Place of burialCentennial Park Crematorium, Adelaide, South Australia

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