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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Williams, Stanley William (3652)

Place of Birth: Maryborough, VIC

Age: 19 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 19 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3652            view online service record

c/o Post Office
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Andrew Williams (father)
Railway Street
Maryborough, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 5 January 1916
Ship: HMAT Afric A19
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion – 8th Reinforcements

DOW: Friday, 5 April 1918
Place: France

Lance Corporal, 57 Infantry, died of wounds 5 April, 1918, aged 23, commemorated St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Picardie, France.

Parents: Andrew and Mary WILLIAMS, born Maryborough. Williams enlisted as a 19-year-old tailor with his own address simply c/o Post Office, Port Melbourne, his father in Railway Street, Maryborough as next of kin on Attestation, but a Will in favour of two sisters in Sydney. No circular returned; he died of gunshot wounds to the head at the 53rd Field Ambulance.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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