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Richard Norman WILLIAMS

Regimental number536
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address21 Chessell Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 11.25"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Williams, 21 Chessell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in 5th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; 1 year in 51st Infantry, CMF.
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date2 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 2 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death2 August 1947
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS Richard Norman

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