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Full Name: Kenneth Grigor Williamson
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Kenneth Grigor
Surname: Williamson
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 63251
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: D. Williamson (father), Riccarton, East Taieri, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 32nd Reinforcements E Company
Embarkation Date: 21 November 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 96
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number: 75
Page on Nominal Roll: 18
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Bapaume, France
Date of Death: 24 August 1918
Age at Death: 21
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: XI. AA. 21.
Biographical Notes: Kenneth Williamson was the son of Donald and Rhoda A. Williamson, of 11 Fifield St., Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand. Born at East Taleri, Otago.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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