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Army Number: NX25620Image not available
First Names: Charles Philip Williams
Known as: Phil
Rank: Lieut.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Olive Victoria TRICKETT
Date of Birth: 17/7/1914
Place of Birth: Campsie, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 12/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Campsie, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 20th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 10
Ship to Singapore: Served with 2/33 Bn. in New Guinea
Embarkation Date: 3/4/1945
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 6/5/1945
Cemetery: Labuan Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 29.C.6
Memorial: Burwood, NSW
Information: Taken on strength with 2/30 Bn at Tamworth on 22/11/1940; attended Junior Leaders Course at Narellan on 4/1/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 6/2/1941; detached to Officer Training School on 16/6/1941; transferred to 5 ITB, Tamworth on 25/8/1941; transferred to 8 ITB and appointed Lieutenant on 20/12/1941; to 28 ITB on 15/4/1942; to 14 ITB on 7/5/1942; to 3 Training Battalion, Specialist Jungle Training Depot, Lowanna, NSW on 7/12/1942; transferred to 2/23 Bn on 10/5/1944; embarked Cairns for Morotai per Lindsay M. Garrison on 3/4/1945; embarked Morotai for Tarakan per LST467 on 22/4/1945; killed in action KiA at Tarakan on 6/5/1945; buried in the field at Map Ref. Tarakan South 1:25000 - 404684 on 6/5/1945; reburied at Tarakan War Cemetery, Grave 6, Row C, Plot A on 2/7/1945
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