Sidney WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS, Sidney

Service Number: 1799
Enlisted: 21 June 1915, Blackboy Hill Camp
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Winford, Somerset, England., 1894
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed in action between 4th and 6th August, Pozieres, Picardie, France, August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial because he has no known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1799, 28th Infantry Battalion, Blackboy Hill Camp
23 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1799, 28th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
4 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1799, 28th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Sidney Williams  (1894 - 1916)

On enlistment he listed his address as c/o Mrs Robinson, Railway Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia.  His next of kin was his Sister, Harriet Williams, c/o Mrs McNeil, Cottesloe, Western Australia.