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William H WATKINS

Regimental number1217
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary E Watkins, 23 Kirby Street, Poplar, London, England
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 36), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard John and Elizabeth Mary WATKIN.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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