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Walter Shradrack WILLIAMS

Regimental number3649
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClub steward
AddressSouth Fremantle PO, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Williams, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialErquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension (Plot I, Row I, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick James and Mary WILLIAMS
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: [764] Lt Henry James COX MM, 5th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 25 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName given as William Shadwick WILLIAMS on Embarkation Roll.

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