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James William Williams

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James William AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20270 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 August 1883 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra EnglandUnited Kingdom Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Peach (trustee), Tramway Shed, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20270 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Tramway hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 3" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      138 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Williams was the son of A. Keam, of Nowra, New South Wales, Australia.

    Embarked 19 August 1916.
    Marched in to Sling Camp and posted to 5th Reserve Bn, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 25 October 1916, and reverted to Rifleman.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 15 November 1916.
    Posted to C Company, 3rd Bn, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade and appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 7 December 1916.
    Appointed Company Cook, C Company, 3rd Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade.
    Relieved of Company Cook appointment, 25 March 1917; admitted to hospital, 26 March 1917 (cerebrospinal meningitis); listed as 'dangerously ill', No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 28 March 1917; still 'dangerously ill', No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 7 April 1917; condition 'grave', No 7 General Hospital, 19 April 1917.
    Died, No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 28 April 1917 (cerebrospinal fever).

    Son of A. Keam, Nowra, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    28 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM IV. B. 66. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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