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Williams, Norman Charles (4340)

Place of Birth: Ballarat, VIC

Age: 19 years 7 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 5 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4340            view online service record

78 Dow Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary Jane Williams (mother)
78 Dow Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 29 December 1915
Ship: HMAT Demosthenes A64
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion – 13th Reinforcements

RTA: Saturday, 21 July 1917
Discharged: Monday, 5 November 1917

Brother: Stanley Gordon Williams (2036)

While Norm was recovering from shell shock in hospital in England during August 1916, Sister Winifred Edwards wrote to his mother back in Dow Street about his condition.

1916 ‘”A VERY PLUCKY BOY.”‘, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 11 November, p. 4. , viewed 03 Nov 2016,

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