1891 Aug 26. Born Clapham, London.
He returns from Canada in 1916, so must have gone with whole family when he was a child. I cannot find them in 1901 or 1911 UK censuses. See below his card from Palestine shows he was in Canada Ploice
1916 Jun 18. Arrives UK from Canada, a policeman, UK address 13 Spencer Hill , Wimbledon.
1917 Sep 26. Commissioned 2nd Lt . Claude Edward Alban Lockyer Williams in E Lancs Regt
1918 Jul 25. Married in London to Ethel Louisa Jane Stephenson
1918 Jan 3 Transferred to York & Lanc. R.—C. E. A. L. Williams (from E. Lan. R..).
1919 Mar 26. York & Lanc Regt. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts.: C. E. A. L. Williams, M.C.
1919 Oct 25. Lt. C. E. A. L. Williams, M.C., relinquishes his commission on completion of service and retains the rank of Lt.
1920 Aug 12 Joined ADRIC with service no 278. Posted to L Coy
1920 Nov 28 Promoted Section Leader
1920 Dec 9 Promoted Platoon Commander
1920 Dec 20 Posted to E Coy. Promoted DI2
1921 Feb 1 to Feb 14 on Leave
1921 Apr 27. Posted to J Coy. 2nd in Command
1921 May 28. Promoted Coy Commander J Coy
Twohig in Green Tears refers to him as "pockface, disturbingly beady eyes, a long semitic nose and a "tongue that savoured strongly of the guard-room - a not very prepossessing appearance for a not very lovable character"
1921 Jul 18 to 3 Aug on Leave
1922 Jan 29 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Mar 21. Joined British Gendarmerie of Palestine Police as a Major
1923 in Palestine
1925 Dec 5. Appointed probationer Constable in Folkestone
1926 Apr 10. Appointed a PC in Folkestone - a bit of a come down in the world.
1928 Aug 4 Appointed a Detective Constable at Folkestone
1932 Apr 24. A colonial police officer, arrives UK from Bermuda. UK address is 115 Chart Rd, Folkestone, Kent
1940 May 19 Died CWGC. Buried Esquelmes War Cemetery in Belgium . RA. 817 Searchlight Regt. attd. The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Son of Edward Alban Williams and Jessie Elizabeth Williams, of Balham, London; husband of Ethel L. J. Williams, of Clapham, London. He was a 2nd Lt