John Williamson ANNANDALE


ANNANDALE, John Williamson

Service Number: 5046
Enlisted: 19 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stonehaven, Kincardine, Scotland , 4 July 1881
Home Town: Collie, Collie, Western Australia
Schooling: Protestant School
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed In Action, Villers, Bretonneux, France, 29 June 1918, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Plot 8, Row A, Grave 6 INSCRIPTION TO MEMORY EVER DEAR , Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 5046, 48th Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5046, 16th Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5046, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Fremantle
29 Jun 1918: Involvement Private, SN 5046, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Williamson ANNANDALE was born in Stonehaven, Kincardine,  Scotland in 1881

His parents were William ANNANDALE & Margaret WILLIAMSON who married on 11th June, 1875 in Aberdeen, Scotland

He married Annie ANDERSON  & came to Western Australia in 1912 on the ship Gothic - Annie and two children followed in 1913

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 37 and the husband of Annie Annandale, of Forrest St., Collie, Western Australia.

He is honoured on the Markinch War Memorial in Fife-shire, Scotland. The Final Verification Papers held by CWGC state that he was born in Markinch.