Herbert Edwin WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, Herbert Edwin

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 27 August 1914, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia, 23 May 1893
Home Town: Stanmore, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Junior Matriculation University, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Draughtsman (Sydney Harbour Trust)
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Rozelle Sydney Harbour Trust Officers and Employees Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

27 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"...Lieutenant (Lt) Herbert Edwin Williams of Stanmore, NSW, of the 1st Battalion. A draftsman prior to enlistment, Lt Williams enlisted on 14 September and embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Afric (A19) on 18 October 1914. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, aged 21 and has no known grave..."SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)