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William John WILLIAMS

Regimental number754
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
AddressRedfern, Clarence Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Emily Williams, 21 Clifford Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll754
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 31), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jack and Mary WILLIAMS; Wife: Ada E. WILLIAMS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsRegimental number incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 751.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS William John

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