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John Alexander Dow WATSON

Regimental number7068
Place of birthHuntley Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Watson, Kirktown Oyle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Enlistment date14 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave 676), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane WATSON.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7067 Pte David WATSON, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 August 1918.

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