WILLIAMS, Edward Francis
(Service number 47102)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||11 September 1893||Place of Birth|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs E. WILLIAMS (mother), Washdyke, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, J Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Appeared in Casualty List No. 709, in September 1917. 12 October 1917 wounded. March 1918 reported admitted to hospital (pleurisy). September 1918 in official hospital list - wounded on 28 August 1918 (not severe case).
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Son of Edward & Ellen WILLIAMS, of Washdyke. Educated at Washdyke School. Returned home in Draft 211 per troopship Briton, about 28th January 1919. Brother James Henry WILLIAMS also served in WWI.
Cenotaph Database [08 March 2014]; Timaru Herald, 7 November 1917, 18 March 1918, 11 September 1918, 12 September 1918, 22 January 1919, Otago Daily Times, 6 Novembeer 1917, 11 September 1918 (Papers Past) [08 & 10 March 2014]
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