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John McWilliam

Name on Board J McWilliam
Name on Service
John  McWilliam
Enlistment Age 39
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Richmond, Vic
Next of Kin Capt. Alexander McWilliam
Address C/- Father, Capt. McWilliam, Riddles Creek, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 29/06/1915
Service No. 2841
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 27/09/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Hororata A20
Unit on Embarkation 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 11/08/1916
Unit on Death 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Pozieres, France (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information Parents: Capt. Alexander and Annie (nee Londrigan) of Victoria St, Williamstown, Vic.  John McWilliam attended Geelong College and worked as a pastoralist at Riddell's Creek prior to enlisting. His half brother, Lieutenant Stirling Alexander McWilliam, was killed at Gallipoli on 30 May 1915.
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