Royston Town War Memorial Not on the Baldock memorials
Son of the late William and Rhoda Selina Bonner Williamson of Baldock, Herts.
He was posted to France on the 11th August 1914. On the 25th September 1915, the Battalion were in Trenches near the village of Cambrin. They made an early morning assault on German positons but this quickly failed, and the Battalion were forced to withdraw, having suffered a total of 455 casualties in Killed, Wounded and Missing.
His brother, William Williamson, was killed in action on the 1st October 1918, whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. He has no known grave and his name is recorded on the Vis-En-artois Memorial, France.