4th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
08/05/1917 (Died of Illness)
Samuel Williamson was a son of William and Annie Williamson. Samuel was born in Killyman, Dungannon, about 1875. Private Samuel Williamson served for 20 years in the British Army before he took his discharge and emigrated to Australia prior to the war. Corporal Samuel Williamson was wounded at the Dardanelles at Gallipoli in Turkey. Corporal Samuel Williamson died of illness on 8th May 1917. 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.