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Francis Thomas Hughes WATSON

Regimental number5406
Place of birthLockhart, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLockhart PO, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, S.W. Watson, North Brookong, Lockhart PO, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 20 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1964
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON Francis Thomas Hughes

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