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Army Number: NX47829Image not available
Surname: WILLIAMS
First Names: Eric Francis
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Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Cecil WILLIAMS
Date of Birth: 30/8/1919
Place of Birth: Lismore, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 4/9/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Nimbin, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 3rd Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
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Ship to Singapore: Served with 2/17 Bn. in Middle East
Embarkation Date: 27/6/1941
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Return Date: 17/6/1945
Date of Discharge: 23/7/1945
Date of Death: 0/0/0000
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Information: Taken on strength with 2/30 Bn. on 12/11/1940; transferred to 3rd ITB on 14/11/1940; transferred to 4th ITB on 26/11/1940; transferred to 2/4 Pioneer Bn. on 18/2/1941; transferred to 8 Training Bn. on 21/5/1941; embarked for Middle East on 27/6/1941; 6 Rfts. 2/17 Battalion; taken on strength with 2/17 Bn. on 1/11/1941; missing in action, believed POW on 29/10/1942; POW No. 34082; held at E596 Jaworzno, E543 Dombrowa and S517 Genshagen POW camps; recovered from POW (Europe) and arrived in UK; returned to Australia on 17/6/1945; discharged on 23/7/1945
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