Air Mechanic Leo Thomas WILLIAMS

Service No: 16
Born: Fitzroy VIC, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the Army: 8 March 1915
Unit: Mesopotamia Half Flight, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Prisoner of War, Iraq, 30 July 1916, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Norman Henry Williams, of 11 Ruabon Road, Toorak, Victoria, Australia. Born at Melbourne, Australia
Place of Association: Colac VIC
Remembered: Basra Memorial, Basra, Iraq
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

The reason for Air Mechanic Williams’ association with Colac is not shown in the Casualty File.

Air Mechanic Williams was taken prisoner on 29 April 1916 following the surrender of British and Indian forces at Kut, Iraq.  He was reported to have died at Adana, Iraq, on 30 July 1916.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, WILLIAMS L T

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