Second Lieutenant Almericus John F de Courcy Williams

Regiment: 4th Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment
Date published: 22/01/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 22/10/1914
Age at death: 19
Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: I.A.2.
Information: Second Lieutenant A. J. F. de Courcy Williams, 4th Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment, was severely wounded at Bethune on October the 20th, and only lived till the following day. He was the only son of Dr. AImericus de Courcy Williams, of St. Elchins, Killucan, Co. Westmeath. He was born in 1895, and passed out of Sandhurst only last July, He had already proved himself to be a fearless and brilliant soldier, and was seen encouraging his men even while fatally wounded, his last words being, “Men, give it them”.
Additional information: Son of Dr. J. Almericus and Frideswide De Courcy-Williams, of St. Etchens, Killucan, Co. Westmeath.