Service Number: 72
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at South Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kensington, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Newmarket, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 25, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Moonee Ponds North Suburban Cycling Club Honour Roll, Newmarket Baptist Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 72, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at South Melbourne
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 72, 5th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Orvieto embarkation_ship_number: A3 public_note: ''
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 72, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry and Louise Caroline Williamson (nee Wilcox) of 41 Type Street, Burnley, Victoria, previously of 1 Chatham Street, Newmarket, Victoria. Brother of Edwin Williamson who returned to Australia on 18 October 1917 having served with the 39th Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal