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Cyril Anderson WATHERSTON

Regimental number418
Place of birthPort Lincoln South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinElizabeth Watherston, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No 26), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabella WATHERSTON. Native of Port Lincoln, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as WATHERSON.

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