4th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth:
08/05/1917 (Died of Illness)
Samuel Williamson was a son of William and Annie Williamson. Samuel was born in Killyman, Dungannon, County Tyrone on 1st February 1891. Samuel served with the British Army, with the Royal Regiment of Artillery. Samuel Williamson then emigrated to Australia where he enlisted with the 4th Australian Infantry. Corporal Samuel Williamson was wounded at the Dardanelles at Gallipoli in Turkey. Corporal Samuel Williamson died of disease on 8th May 1917. He was 26 years old. He is buried in Durrington Cemetery, near Andover in Wiltshire, England.
Durrington Cemetery contains burials of both wars. The 204 First World War burials were mostly from nearby Larkhill Camp. Many of the graves are of Australian servicemen and there is a separate Australian memorial in the cemetery.