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James Morton WATSON

Regimental number2469
Date of birth1888
Place of birthRoss's Creek Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRoss Creek, via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Watson, Ross Creek, via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 February 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death1950
Age at death62
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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