Williams, Percy Clarence (5900)

Place of Birth: Clunes, VIC

Age: 39 years 9 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 5 June 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5900            view online service record

120 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Edith May Williams (wife)
120 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 2 October 1916
Ship: HMAT Nestor A71
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion – 16th Reinforcements

RTA: Monday, 7 July 1919
Discharged: Friday, 21 November 1919

Address at Embarkation: 275 Esplanade East

Pte J McKissock wrote to the Editor of the Standard from France on 9 April 1917 saying that the newspaper was enjoyed by all the Port Melbourne boys at the front.  He enclosed the issue of 6 January 1917 signed by the soldiers from Port who had read it.  P C Williams was one of those men.

1917 ‘”STANDARD” IN THE TRENCHES.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 30 June, p. 1. , viewed 22 Aug 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88367848

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