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Radio Operator Williams WW2 group, photo albums, service books etc from Southall

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Price: £345.00

Phillimore Powell Williams,
(1904-????).

1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star with bar North Africa 1942-43, Italy Star, 1939-45 War Medal alld named to (P.P. WILLIAMS), with Original Box of Issue and medal entitlement slip (casualty issue sent in error),
5 Continuous Service Books, Certificate of Proficiency in Radiotelegraphy, British Seaman's Card, 9x Radio Officer's Union Books, 2x Original Photograph Albums containing photos of ships served on and places visited, Original Notebook from London Radio College, Letters etc.

1904 born in Southall.
1921 joins the Sea Scouts, visits Zeebrugge etc, photos record this visit.
Having attended the London Radio College as Merchant Navy radio officer.
1923 joins the Herefordshire as 3rd Wireless Operator. Then to the Kenilworth Castle. He serves on various ships leading up to World War Two.
1939 on the Arundel Castle. Involved in allied Landings in Morocco and Algeria, Operation Torch, followed by the Sicily and Italian landings in 1943.
1943 joins the Llandovery Castle.
1944 engaged as 1st Radio Officer on Carnarvon Castle.
1948 Joins Stirling Castle and various other ships up to 1962 receives his British Seaman's Card which shows him living in Southall.
Death date is not known.

Seller Information:
  • Sellers Name:
    Ian Laidler
  • Item Location:
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Sellers Telephone Number:
    07815 484641
  • Payment Types Accepted:
    Cheque and Bank Transfer

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