Boatswain John Williams

Mercantile Marine

Died: Wednesday 7 February 1917 (aged 48)

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WILLIAMS, JOHN
Additional information:
Son of the late John and Mary Williams; husband of Ann Williams, of 3, Surveyors Place, Portmadoc, Carnarvonshire. Born at Portmadoc.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Oral history

British NCO served with 2nd Bn Parachute Regt during Indonesian Confrontation, 1965
REEL 1 Recollections of operations as company sergeant- major with B Coy, 2nd Bn Parachute Regt in Borneo, 1965: pattern of military service prior to service in Borneo; character of jungle warfare training under Colonel Eberhardie; opinion of base at Plaman Mapu; character of patrolling from base; …

Oral history

British NCO served with B Coy, 2nd Bn Parachute Regt in Borneo during Indonesian Confrontation, 1964-1965
REEL 1: Recollections of operations as NCO with 2nd Bn Parachute Regt in Suez Canal Zone of Egypt, Cyprus, Jordan and Aden, 1954-1963: outline of military career prior to joining Parachute Regt, 1949-1954; escort duties in Canal Zone of Egypt; importance of training; reaction to operations in …

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British private and NCO served with Durham Light Infantry Depot in GB, 1930; served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, 1930; served with Durham Light Infantry Depot in GB, 1930-1932; NCO served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, 1932-1933; served with 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry in …
REEL 1 Background in Seaham, GB, 1913-1930: family; education; memories of childhood; time in Boys Brigade; attendance at church; bombing of Seaham during First World War; attempt to join Police; encouragement from uncle to join army and advice given; story of leaving school because could not afford …

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British officer served with 2/6th Bn East Surrey Regt and 14th Bn Queen's Royal Regt in GB and France, 1939-1941; served with 99th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt, Royal Artillery in GB, Iran, Egypt, North Africa and Italy, 1942-1944; served with Garrison Bn in Italy, 1944- 1945.
REEL 1

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British officer served as pilot on Whitley V with 77 Sqdn based at RAF Leeming and Chivenor, GB and operating over Germany and Italy, 1942; shot down by U Boat, 2/9/1942; POW in Germany, 1942-1945.
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Queenstown, South Africa, 1916-1932: social circumstances; education. Recollections of attending Aberdeen University and Theological College, 1933-1939: accommodation; studying Classic and Psychology; question of academic progress; interest in art; decision to …

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Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Brysiencyn Memorial Hall (WMR 24482)
Location:
Brysiencyn, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Peniel Chapel Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 36890)
Location:
Llanharry, Mid Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Deganwy WW1 (WMR 36964)
Location:
Deganwy, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Peters Church - WW1 (WMR 14086)
Location:
Priorslee, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St John The Evangelist Church (WMR 15572)
Location:
Kirkdale, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Hyfrydfa Chapel Roll Of Honour - WW1 (WMR 24521)
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Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Llansilin (WMR 17463)
Location:
Llansilin, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Penmont Chapel WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 37130)
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Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Llanllwchaearn Parish Tablet WW1 And WW2 (WMR 36701)
Location:
New Quay, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Great Hormead Roll Of Honour (WMR 36463)
Location:
Great Hormead, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Victoria School WW1 (WMR 49863)
Location:
Wrexham, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Workington Roll of Honour (WMR 62323)
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Clayton - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 13086)
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Clayton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Rhosesmor Calvinistic Methodist Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 36561)
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Hawarden, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Pen-y-cae (WMR 17876)
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Pen-y-cae, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Borth Memorial Hall (WMR 36573)
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Borth, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Roxeth And Harrow London Diocesan Church Lads Brigade Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 11316)
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South Harrow, Greater London
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Neuadd Goffa Criccieth Memorial Hall WW1 Memorial Boards (WMR 24471)
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Criccieth, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
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Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Rhosesmor Calvinistic Methodist Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 36561)
Location:
Hawarden, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Michael's RC Church WW1 Plaque (WMR 71193)
Location:
Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Moriah Chapel - WW1 (WMR 24497)
Location:
Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Garston Gas Works (WMR 52547)
Location:
Garston, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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All Saints Church Screen (WMR 15666)
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Stoneycroft, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Llandderfel Tablet WW1 (WMR 37133)
Location:
Llandderfel, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Newbridge On Wye (WMR 37322)
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Newbridge On Wye, Powys
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Edleston Road School WW1 (WMR 52292)
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Williams, John
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St Vincent De Paul Rc School (lost) (WMR 20550)
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Williams, John
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Broughton Copper Works Roll of Honour (Lost) (WMR 66505)
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Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Peter And All Hallows Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 46382)
Location:
West Huntspill, Somerset
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Capel Mawr WW1 (WMR 60469)
Location:
Rhosllanerchrugog, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Llandderfel Tablet WW1 (WMR 37133)
Location:
Llandderfel, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Waunfawr (WMR 37069)
Location:
Waunfawr, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Bryn Y Gofeb WW1 And WW2 (WMR 51589)
Location:
Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Llanarmon Yn Ial Parish Roll Of Honour (WMR 38151)
Location:
Llanarmon Yn Ial, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Margarets Church (lost) (WMR 15393)
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Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Hilarys Church Wallasey (WMR 2329)
Location:
Wallasey, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Michael's Roman Catholic Church (WMR 71189)
Location:
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Salvation Army WW1 (WMR 14695)
Location:
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Shaftesbury Boys Club WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 15332)
Location:
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Cemaes Bay (WMR 69068)
Location:
Cemaes Bay, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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St Peters Church WW1 Memorial Reredos (WMR 37132)
Location:
Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Priorslee WW1 Tablet (WMR 14095)
Location:
Priorslee, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Christ Church First World War Roll of Honour (WMR 2345)
Location:
Liscard, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
County Borough Of Halifax Books Of Remembrance (WMR 2689)
Location:
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Northcote Rd Council School Plaque (WMR 15737)
Location:
Walton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
Memorial:
Thrybergh Working Mens Club (WMR 52935)
Location:
Thrybergh, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Wreay School (WMR 70695)
Location:
Wreay, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Mersey Docks And Harbour Board (WMR 15440)
Location:
Kensington, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Williams, John
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Shaftesbury Boys Club (WMR 53231)
Location:
Prenton, Merseyside

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Williams
Context:
other
Date:
3 Feb 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 467)
Name:
Lieutenant Williams
Context:
other
Date:
4 Feb 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 79)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Williams
Context:
joined
Date:
6 Feb 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 538)
Name:
Private Williams
Context:
departed_training
Date:
6 Feb 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Company (page 35)
Name:
Lieutenant Williams
Context:
promotion
Date:
10 Feb 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 470)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A P Williams
Context:
departed_training
Date:
3 Feb 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 467)
Name:
Lieutenant H S Williams
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
3 Feb 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 79)
Name:
Captain A Williams
Context:
award
Date:
4 Feb 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 351)
Name:
H S Williams
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
4 Feb 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 79)
Name:
Shoeing Smith P L Williams
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
7 Feb 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: Divisional Auxiliary Horse Transport Company (576 Company A.S.C.) (page 68)