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George William WATSON

Regimental number14038
Place of birthUxbridge, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.10
Height5' 6"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Watson, Parksdown, Beaufort Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name14th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date4 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 4 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 4 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1922
Age at death37
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section E Grave 13), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON George William

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