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VC832   William Williams

Name   William Williams   No.   6224A   ELECTED BY BALLOT

VC Issue No.   832   Awards   VC   DSM & Bar

Regiment   Royal Naval Reserve



Rank VC Won   Seaman

Rank End Of Career   Seaman

Place Of Birth   6 Well Street, Amlwch Port, Anglesey, Gwynedd, Wales

Place Of Death   At his home, 31 Station Street, Holyhead, Anglesey, Gwynedd, Wales

Buried/Location Ashes   Amlwch Cemetery, Anglesey, Gwynedd, Wales


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   20 July 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Amlwch Cemetery, Anglesey, Gwynedd, Wales

Memorial Plaque,  Amlwch Sailing Club, Amlwch, Anglesey

William Williams VC Estate, Amlwch Port, Anglesey

Memorial at Royal British Legion Club, Holyhead, Anglesey

By The Way…

William Williams was Voted by Ballot to receive Victoria Cross by his fellow ratings

VC Held By

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales



VC 831 VC 833
VC 831
VC 833

The First World War

BORN   5 October 1890

DIED   22 October 1965   AGE   75

VC Won   7 June 1917   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Atlantic Ocean, HMS 'Pargust'

War/Campaign   First World War 1917