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Breton John WATSON

Regimental number3643
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBarman
AddressWoodend, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs Elizabeth McLoriley, Woodend, Victoria
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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