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Regimental number296
Place of birthBothwell Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressBothwell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinFather, William Watson, Bothwell, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 June 1960
Age at death85
Place of burialBothwell Cemetery, Tasmania

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