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Regimental number2263
Place of birthBoort, Victoria
SchoolCatumnal State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruth Amelia Williamson, Boort, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as Returned to Australia.
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No 9), Villers Bretonneux, Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen Williamson; Wife: Mrs R.A. Williamson, Boort, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMSON Peter

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