Victor Clarence WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, Victor Clarence

Service Number: 801
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Public Schools, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Wounds, At sea on board HS Galeka, 28 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 19
Memorials: Cooks Hill St John's Honor Roll, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 801, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 801, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 801, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
7 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 2nd Infantry Battalion, At Gallipoli
28 May 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 801, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Henry and Esther C. Williams of 303 Prince Street, Cook Hill, Newcastle, NSW. Brother of Ernest Huntley Williams of Cooks Hill, Newcastle, NSW

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