CaptainWILLIAMS, FRANCIS EDGAR

Service Number VX136033

Died 12/05/1943

Aged 50

A.I.F. H.Q.
Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit

Son of David and Annie Williams; husband of Constance Laura Ackroyd Williams, of London, England. D.Sc. (Oxon): M.A. (Adelaide): Rhodes Scholar, 1914. Rockefeller Research Fellow; Wellcome Medallist; Govt. Anthropologist, Territory of Papua, 1922-41.

Inscription

GOVT. ANTHROPOLOGIST OF PAPUA 1922-41. HE LOVED THIS PEOPLE

Buried at PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY

Location: Papua New Guinea
Number of casualties: 3138

Cemetery/memorial reference: C1. A. 1.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.