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Clifton Alwyn WATKINS

Regimental number17903
Place of birthWest Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWest Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, Walter Wallace Watkins, 165 Havelock Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service87 B Leedervill Cadets Stil serving
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 4, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Wallace and Alicia WATKINS
Discharge date7 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Perth, 8 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 7 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1929
Age at death31
Place of burialKalgoorlie Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATKINS Clifton Alwyn

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