Roy Alexander Williams

Roy Alexander WILLIAMS

Name: Roy Alexander WILLIAMS

Date of Birth: 4 February 1895

Birth Location: Busselton, Western Australia

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Age at Burial: 69 Years

Date of Death: 2 January 1965

Death Location: At residence, Goodwood Road, Capel, Western Australia

Date of Burial: 4 January 1965

Denomination: Anglican A Section

Row/Grave: Row 4 #31

Grave Transcription: No Headstone

CDCP Grave Marker: Grave marker with plaque placed by CDCP volunteers,  5 April 2023 (image below)

Father: Stephen Williams, born 1869 – died 1946.  Buried Capel Cemetery

Mother: Ellen McPherson, born 1868 – died 1950.  Buried Capel Cemetery

Grandparents (father): Thomas Williams, born 1837 – died 1921 and Elena Louisa Dilley, born 1851 – died 1928.  Both buried at Capel Cemetery

Grandparents (mother): Alexander McPherson, born 1927 – died 1894 and Elizabeth Jane Jones, born 1843 – died 1933


Amy Lucille Williams, born 1892 Capel, Western Australia.  Died 1960, Northhampton, Western Australia.  Married Alfred JamesPepper in 1912 at Capel.

Cyril George Williams, born 1893 Busselton, Western Australia.  Died 15 March 1957. Buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Anglican ZK 0486.  Married Edna Elizabeth Cooper in 1927 at Mundaring.

Maude Ethel Williams, born 24 January 1901 Perth, Western Australia.  Died 13 May 1988, Bunbury, Western Australia.  Married Reginald Bleby Yates

Doris Irene Williams, born 1906 Capel, Western Australia. Died 18 March 1977, Yarloop, Western Australia.  Buried Drakesbrook Public Cemetery, Waroona, Western Australia.  Married James Howard Clarke Thomas in 1931 at Capel

Stephen Henry Williams, born 1908 Capel, Western Australia.  Died 16 January 1997, Donnybrook, Western Australia. Buried Capel Cemetery.

Winifred Williams, born 16 October 1912 Capel, Western Australia.  Died 27 August 1994 Capel, Western Australia. Buried Capel Cemetery.  Married Cyril James Turnor in 1934.



Occupation: Timber Cutter

Military Service: WW1 – service number 16134, WW2 service number W26560

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Roy Alexander Williams - Plaque
Stephen and Roy Williams - Marker
Anglican A Section