George Charles WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, George Charles

Service Number: 541
Enlisted: 16 September 1914, Enlisted at Pontville, Tasmania Later pormoted to the rank of Lance Corporal but date not known
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Greens Creek, Tasmania, Australia , 1882
Home Town: Sheffield, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: farmer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 26 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 31, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Sheffield War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 541, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Pontville, Tasmania Later pormoted to the rank of Lance Corporal but date not known
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 541, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 541, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
26 May 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 541, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George and Jane Williams of Wilmot, Tasmania

Husband of Margaret Williams of Wilmot, Tasmania. Father of George Pyrmont Williams, Jean Munro Williams and Marion Mona Williams

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