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John William Collman Williams

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Allegiance  United Kingdom
Years of service  1842–1888
Award  Order of the Bath
Service/branch  Royal Marines
Commands held  Royal Marines
Rank  General
Awards  Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Died  21 July 1911, Havant, United Kingdom

General Sir John William Collman Williams KCB (1824 – 21 July 1911) was a Royal Marines officer who served as Deputy Adjutant-General Royal Marines.

Military career

Williams was commissioned into the Royal Marines on 7 July 1842. He became Assistant Adjutant of Royal Marine Forces in November 1867, second commandant of the Royal Marine Artillery in April 1870 and commandant of the Royal Marine Artillery in October 1872. He went on to be Deputy Adjutant-General Royal Marines (the professional head of the Royal Marines) in September 1883 before retiring in August 1888.

He died in Hampshire on 21 July 1911.

References

John William Collman Williams Wikipedia


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