Studio Portrait of 3973 Private (Pte) Hector Edward Williams, 18th Battalion. A baker and pastry ...

Units
Accession Number P10226.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Toned black & white print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1916-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio Portrait of 3973 Private (Pte) Hector Edward Williams, 18th Battalion. A baker and pastry cook from Orange, NSW, prior to enlistment. Pte Williams embarked with the 9th Reinforcements aboard HMAT Runic (A54) on 20 January 1916 (service number 3973A). He transferred to the 20th Battalion on 1 June 1916 and was promoted to Lance Corporal (L Cpl) on 4 March 1917. L Cpl Williams was killed in action on 3 May 1917.