Private Alfred John Blitchford Williams

Private Alfred John Blitchford Williams (aged 18) of the First Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regiment (Ballyvonare Military Camp, Buttevant)

Date of incident: 17 Jan. 1921

Sources: Death Certificate, 17 Jan. 1921; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/williams-a/williams-a.htmlhttp://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html (accessed 10 Aug. 2014).


Note: Based at the Ballyvonare Military Camp, Williams died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the abdomen while he was temporarily insane. He was buried in St John’s Churchyard at Buttevant.

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