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John Russell WATSON

Regimental number11911
Place of birthKensington Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMarkinch, Gordon Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Watson, Markinch, Gordon Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1918
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot XI, Row H, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Helen WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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