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James Gordon WILLIAMS

Regimental number3195
Place of birthCunnamulla, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 8.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Williams, Sandalwood, Wallumbilla, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year as No. 452, in 7th Bn, Australian Commonwealth Horse, Boer War; time expired.
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Karmala on 3 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date29 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 29 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS James Gordon

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