Francis Edgar WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, Francis Edgar

Service Numbers: V146974, VX136033
Enlisted: 31 May 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit
Born: Unley, South Australia, 9 February 1893
Home Town: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua, Papua New Guinea
Schooling: Kyre College and Adelaide University
Occupation: Student
Died: Accidental (plane crash), New Guinea, 12 May 1943, aged 50 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

31 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Keswick, South Australia
16 Dec 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
7 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
25 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 32nd Infantry Battalion
15 Jan 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, Dunsterforce
28 Feb 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, Hon. Capt.
12 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, 32nd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

18 Feb 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, SN V146974, Melbourne, Victoria
8 Mar 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Captain, SN VX136033, Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit
12 May 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Captain, SN VX136033, Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit

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