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William John WILLIAMS

Regimental number2507
Place of birthKyabram Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressMorphett, Kyabram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, Mrs E A Young, Morphett, Kyabram, Victoria
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSomer Farm Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 22), Wyteschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late James and Maggie WILLIAMS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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