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Regimental number5683
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSwan Creek, Ulmarra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight151.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph John Watkins, Swan Creek, Ulmarra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in Cadets; 1.5 years in the 4th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right leg), Sydney, 28 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Ulmarro, New South Wales.

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