Griffith Williams was employed as a Trimmer/Greaser on board RMS Leinster when she was torpedoed on 10 October 1918. He was 49 when he was lost with the ship and had lived with his large family at 1 Henry Street, Holyhead.
His silver watch was recovered from his body and records the time when RMS Leinster sunk below the waves. It is on display at Holyhead Maritime Museum.
Griffith Williams is buried at Maeshyfryd Cemetery, Holyhead.