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John Christie WILLIAMSON

Regimental number664
Place of birthExeter South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressSwan Terrace, Exeter, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Williamson, Swan Terrace, Exeter, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, Signallers
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked. Those who enlisted in Western Australia embarked at Fremantle (date not recorded).
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row D, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine WILLIAMSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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