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William John WILLIAMS

Regimental number3498
Place of birthMonmouthsire, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCoal miner
AddressJohnstone Street, Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, W Williams, Johnstone Street, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3498A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialRue-du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 7), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret WILLIAMS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3142 Pte John Emlyn WILLIAMS, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.

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