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- Township: Embro & West Zorra
- Branch: Royal Canadian Navy
- Date of birth: 1945
- Wars Served: Peacetime Operations (military service during peace time)
- Years of service: 1964-
- Country enlisted with: Canada
Pete Williams was the son of Art and Sadie (nee Gleason) Williams. In 1957, Pete Williams (born 1945) moved with his parents and sister from Lot 11, Concession 6, to 113 Huron St., Embro. In 1964 he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in Halifax, and was eventually transferred to British Columbia. While in the service, he became an engineer. In 1967 he married and a few years later left the navy. He was Chief Engineer at a hospital in Victoria until 2006. Upon retirement, he and his wife moved to Chilliwack, B. C.