John Wymond WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, John Wymond

Service Number: 3939
Enlisted: 31 March 1917, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Semaphore, SA, 2 June 1898
Home Town: Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Grammar School
Occupation: Student
Died: Killed in action, France, 5 October 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3939, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
13 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3939, 4th Pioneer Battalion
13 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3939, 4th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
5 Oct 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3939, 2nd Pioneer Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Richard WILLIAMS and Ellen nee SMITH

Mr. and Mrs. R. Williams, of Toowong, have received news of the death of their son, Private John Wymond Williams, who was killed in action on October 5. Private Williams, who was only 20 years of age, was educated at the Brisbane Grammar School. He enlisted early in 1917.