Ernest James WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, Ernest James

Service Number: 139789
Enlisted: 1 February 1944, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 107 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Abermain, New South Wales, Australia, 19 December 1925
Home Town: Broadmeadows, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer, B.H.P Newcastle
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), St Georges Basin, New South Wales, St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia, 14 December 1944, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Nowra War Cemetery
Grave B. B. 10,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

1 Feb 1944: Involvement Leading Aircraftman, SN 139789, No. 107 Squadron (RAAF)
1 Feb 1944: Enlisted Sydney, New South Wales
8 Feb 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman
8 Feb 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 139789, No. 107 Squadron (RAAF)
14 Dec 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 139789, No. 107 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography

"...139789 Leading Aircraftman Ernest James Williams, 107 Squadron RAAF, of Broadmeadow, NSW. Prior to enlistment in February 1944 LAC Williams was employed as a steel worker for BHP in Newcastle, NSW. He was killed in a ground accident at St Georges Basin, NSW, on 14 December 1944, at the age of 18. He is buried in Nowra War Cemetery, NSW." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)