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Army Number: NX78041 (NX12032)Image not available
Surname: WILLIAMS
First Names: George Frederick
Known as: Snow
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Annie WILLIAMS
Date of Birth: 20/10/1916
Place of Birth: Tingha, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 11/12/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Muswellbrook, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 2/2/1942
Taken on strength at: Causeway
Taken on strength from: 4th Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn., GBD, Malaya
Company: A
Platoon: 8
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Aquitania (MS2)
Embarkation Date: 10/1/1942
Singapore Work Parties: St. Andrew's College, Serangoon Road
Other Work Parties: H Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : H Force
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 22/6/1943
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.L.75
Memorial: Muswellbrook, NSW
Information: Enlisted with 1st AIF as 60547 on 17/5/1918, date of birth given as 30/10/1899, age 18; embarked at Sydney per Bakara on 4/9/1918; posted to 2nd Bn.; served in France from 22/1/1919; returned to Australia on 2/2/1920; discharged on 25/2/1920; enlisted as NX12032 with Railway Unit, 2nd AIF on 12/4/1940, date of birth given as 30/10/1900; embarked at Sydney per Largs Bay on 28/5/1940 for Ascot Camp and Perth; served with 1st Railway Construction Company; discharged medically unfit on 25/9/1940; re-enlisted on 11/12/1941 as NX78041; taken on strength with 2/30 Bn. at Causeway on 2/2/1942 or 4/2/1942 (date not confirmed); died of illness (Doi) Kanu 2 (Malaria, Cardiac Beri Beri); cremated Kanyu Camp, Thailand, and buried in Grave 10; reburied at Kanchanaburi on 25/3/1946; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 30/10/1900; National Archives Service Record: B883 NX78041
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