David Newland WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, David Newland

Service Number: 5449
Enlisted: 24 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pinery, South Australia, 19 December 1894
Home Town: Pinery, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: The Pinery School
Occupation: Farmer/Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 27 February 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
V111. D. 45, Warlencourt British Cemetery, Warlencourt-Eaucourt, Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava District WW2 Roll of Honour, Owen District of Dalkey Roll of Honor, Owen War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5449, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5449, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide

World War 2 Service

Date unknown: Involvement

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David Newland Williams was 22 yrs old when killed.
He was the son of Albert & Hannah Williams, and had 7 brothers and a sister, who is my Grandmother. - Joy Wandel

Private David Newland Williams 5449, embarked with the 17th Reinforcements, 10th Battlion from Adelaide aboard HMAT Aeneas on 11th April 1916.  He was killed in action in France on 27th February 1917, aged 22. He is burried in Warlencourt British Cemetery, France.