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George Clifford WATSON

Regimental number5787
Place of birthCalifornia Gully Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNelson Street, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G. Watson, Nelson Street, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Area P, Plot II, Row K, Grave 12b), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: George (d. 10 October 1931; bu. Eaglehawk Cemetery) and Margarette WATSON (d. 8 October 1946; bu. Eaglehawk Cemetery)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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