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John Alexander WILLIAMSON

Regimental number2759
Place of birthBonnyrigg, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.10
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth Williamson, Bonnyrigg, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth).
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBelmont, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2759A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1918
Discharge date3 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 22 July 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 24 August 1918; discharged (wounded), Perth, 3 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMSON John Alexander

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