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James Bruce WATSON

Regimental number3628
Place of birthBute South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBute, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, John Douglas Watson, Bute, South Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 August 1956
Age at death72
Place of burialBute Cemetery, South Australia

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