14/11/1914- Completed Medical Examination at Bunbury WA
20/11/1914- To Depot Camp Blackboy Hill WA & Joined 16th Battalion 2nd Reinforcements
18/03/1915- To Overseas Training Camp Egypt
25/04/1915- With 16th Battalion as part of the Meditteranean Expeditionary Forces Landing at Gallipoli
14/05/1915- Wounded in Action at Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wound Abdomen ) & evacuated to Hospital Ship ” Gascon ”
14/05/1915- Died of Wounds received in Action at Gallipoli- Buried at Sea off Gaba Tepe Gallipoli- Ceremony officiated by Chaplain Lt. Col. HUGO.

 

MEDALS ISSUED

1914/1915 Star – Medal No. 13653
British War Medal-  No. 8103
Victory Medal – No. 8062
Memorial Plaque/ Scroll-  No. 309809.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Donnybrook War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 81

Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey – Panel No. 58.

 

ADDITIONAL NOTE :

In February 1917, the REV. R.E. MOORHOUSE wrote to the Army from his Rectory at South Bunbury, and stated- ” Mr Williams is in poor circumstances and Bad Health “.

 

***** Thanks to Brian Meade for identifying Percy James WILLIAMS *****

 

The Anglican Church at Dardanup WA has a Memorial Plaque on the Right Hand Side Bell Tower Post for this soldier.