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James Leslie WILLIAMS

Regimental number18402
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address'Yerenbah', 62 Darling Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs A F Williams, c/o Agent-General for NSW, Cannon Street, London, E C, England
Previous military service13th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner (LSGT)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Pay Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

OBE (Military)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire (Military), CMG, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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