University of Oxford
Browse
bdc994fa71d7dd0b2660f2e0917f5971c30495b7.jpg (77.28 kB)

53810: Form regarding inscription to be cut on the headstone of Pte. Williams

Download (77.28 kB)
online resource
posted on 2024-02-23, 14:13 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Robert and Ann Williams lived in Llanberis, Caernarfonshire. They had three children, two boys and a girl; because of the war the boys were sent to family members, one to Liverpool and the other to Scotland. The daughter, Mary, (my grandmother), stayed with her mother in Llanberis. Mary was 5 years old when her father was killed.

Robert was shot dead whilst walking to breakfast one morning. I remember seeing the letters and more information about the event from my grandmother, but unfortunately upon her death, the paperwork went to her son. I don't know where Robert's medals went but the brass plaque also went to my uncle.

Editor's Comment: Form from the Imperial War Graves Comission regarding personal inscription to be carved on the headstone of Pte. Williams.

Pte. 345654 Robert Williams, 13th platoon, 24th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, killed in action 16th July 1917, is buried in Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Israel.

History

Identifier

4653.jpg| GWA_3282_IMG_1448.jpg|

Subject

Williams, Robert

Date

5th June 1924

Date Created

05/06/1924

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Official document

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Patricia Anne Pitts

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

Usage metrics

    Great War Archive

    Exports

    RefWorks
    BibTeX
    Ref. manager
    Endnote
    DataCite
    NLM
    DC