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Regimental number4629
Place of birthPort Fairy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Fairy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Watson, Port Fairy Post Office, Port Fairy, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialMillensourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave 56), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Port Fairy Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William (d. 16 September 1909, aged 76; bu. Port Fairy) and Jane (d. 1 April 1919, aged 79; bu. Port Fairy) WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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