Thomas Frederic Williams was the son of Fred B. and Mary M. Williams. His residence in 1901 was Norfolk, Ontario; at enlistment, on 23 September 1914, his residence was R.R., Woodstock, Ontario. He was a salesman. A significant figure in Canadian aviation after the war, Williams was a founding member of the Royal Canadian Air Force and was elected to the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame. He was still flying aerobatics in 1971 at the age of 86. He was 99 when he died. More information on Williams can be found at http://www.cahf.ca.
His middle name is listed as "Frederick" in Ontario Birth Registry Index, Canada Aviation Hall of Fame biography, Border Crossing record in 1942, "Frederic" in award citations and "F." in his Attestation Paper. CEF service number 1850.
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Thomas Frederic Williams, Gen. List and R.F.C.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He destroyed four enemy aircraft and drove down one. Also, in conjunction with another officer, he was instrumental in forcing an enemy machine to surrender and land.
Supplement to the London Gazette, 16 September 1918 (30901/11035)