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Regimental number2697
Place of birthMickleham, Victoria
AddressBroadmeadows, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Williams, Mickleham, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and L.C. WILLIAMS
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 514 Pte Albert James WILLIAMS, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919; 729 Pte Leslie Norman WILLIAMS, 8th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917; 286 Pte John Thomas WILLIAMS, 3rd ALRFC, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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