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Samuel George WATERTON

Regimental number305
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressWaubra PO, Waubra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinJohn Waterton, 111 Wellesley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1028 Sapper Charles David WATERTON, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 April 1973
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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