Robert WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, Robert

Service Number: 395
Enlisted: 5 June 1915, Newcastle
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Group
Born: Breeza, New South Wales, Australia, 21 November 1895
Home Town: Currabubula, Liverpool Plains, New South Wales
Schooling: Currabubula Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Shell wound head - depressed fracture frontal bone, France, 6 February 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot I, Row G, Grave 1
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Currabubula War Memorial Hall, Mildura Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

5 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 395, Siege Artillery Brigade, Newcastle
17 Jul 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 395, Siege Artillery Brigade
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 395, Siege Artillery Brigade, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
29 Sep 1915: Embarked Australian Army Chaplains' Department, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
29 Sep 1915: Involvement Australian Army Chaplains' Department
16 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Bombardier, Siege Artillery Brigade
6 Feb 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 395, 36th Heavy Artillery Group
6 Feb 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 395, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, GSW head, depressed fracture frontal bone.

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert WILLIAMS was born in Breeza, New South Wales on 21st November, 1895

His parents were Robert & Ellen WILLIAMS