Charles R. Williams
Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo
Charles R. Williams born around 1894, Charles Williams served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1918 and the service was completed in 1919.
Story of Service
Private Charles R. Williams was born in British East India on September 5, 1894 . He immigrated to the United States in 1904 and settled in Baltimore, Maryland. Williams married Mary E. at some point prior to his military service. Mary was from D.C. and was black.
Williams was inducted into the U.S. Army on September 10, 1918. He was first assigned to the 152 Depot Brigade at Camp Upton, New York until November 8, 1918. His next assignment was the colored unit 446 Res Lab Battalion.
He left for France on July 30, 1918 from New York City on the ship Megantic with an unassigned unit, but part of the 6th Division.