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Maldwyn Williams : 30-April-2012
Maldwyn Williams : 30-April-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A memorial tablet commemorates Lieutenant -Colonel Maldwyn Williams, the commanding officer of the 1st Field Ambulance, who died of his wounds he received at Bapaume in France during World War One.

Location

Address:Royal Parade, Trinity College Chapel, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.795467
Long: 144.958803
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:03-March-1917
Actual Event End Date:03-March-1917

Dedication

Front Inscription

                THIS TABLET
Is A Tribute Of Affection And Gratitude
       TO THE MEMORY OF
MALDWYN LESLIE WILLIAMS M.B.B.S.,
Lieut-Colonel And Commanding Officer
     Of The First Field Ambulance
In The Australian Imperial Force.
       He Died For The Empire
        On March 3rd 1917,
From Wounds Sustained At Bapaume In France.
"In The Most Faithful Execution Of His Duty."  
             At The University
He Won Distinction In His Medical Course.  
         He Was A Fine Sportsman
And Played A Worthy Part In The Intercollegiate Contests.  
He Was Deservedly Loved By His Fellow Students
For His Simplicity, Geniality, And Graciousness,
His Gentleness And Strength.
 He Died As He Had Lived,
Sacrificing Himself For Others,
And His Spirit Is With Us Still.

This Tablet Has Been Erected
      By The Officers,
Non-Commissioned Officers And Men
      Of His Unit.

"Death Is Swallowed Up In Victory."

Source: MA
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