Lieutenant E G Williams

Lieutenant Williams is first mentioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in no.4 Company of the 2nd Battalion in Dec 1914, and again in May 1915. He was in the Battle of Festubert on 18 May 1915. The regimental history goes on to say that, as a lieutenant, he was accidentally killed on 12 Aug 1915 in the Trench Mortar School at St Venant where he was undergoing a course of instruction.

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