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Hylton Ernest WILLIAMS

Regimental number38052
Date of birth21 September 1898
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
Address106 Burnbank Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, General Robert Ernest Williams, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: Australian Military Forces
Promotion date: 15 March 1924

Captain


Unit: Australian Military Forces
Promotion date: 1 December 1926

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date25 July 1919
Other details

Son of Major General R.E. Williams, Commandant, 3rd Military District, 1915-19.

War service: Western Front

Gassed, 20 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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