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John WILLIAMSON

Regimental number3293
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
Address56 Council Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A. Williamson, 56 council Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Other details

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

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