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William James WATKINS

Regimental number6040
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraper
AddressNorthcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Watkins, 711 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

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