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James WATSON

Regimental number5245
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMusician
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, A McSorileg, Woodend Post Office, Woodend, Victoria
Enlistment date12 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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