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Charles Edwin Williams

Name on Board CE Williams
Name on Service
Charles Edwin  Williams
Enlistment Age 23
Occupation Clerk, Supplies and Transport, Commonwealth Railways
Place of Birth Newport, Vic
Next of Kin James and Ellen Williams
Address 81 Alma Terrace, Newport, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 26/11/1915
Service No. 2442
Enlistment Place Adelaide, SA
Embarkation Place Adelaide, SA
Embarkation Date 9/03/1916
Embarkation Ship RMS Mongolia
Unit on Embarkation 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 24/10/1916
Unit on Death 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Place of Wounding/
15th Australian Field Ambulance, France
Cemetery or Memorial Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Picardie, France
Additional Information Charles (Chas) Williams, educated in Williamstown and Wesley College and was connected with the Newport Methodist Church. He worked for Robert Reid and Co prior to joining the Commonwealth Railways as a clerk and being transferred to Port Augusta, SA. Cousins: F Holten (2940) KIA and C Coe (3267) died of wounds
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 9 December, 1916, p2
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