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John Rubert WATSON

Regimental number1340
Place of birthNarrabri New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrazier
AddressSpring Plain, Millie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Watson, Spring Plain, Millie, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte 1344 Robert Alfred WATSON, 7th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 10 November 1917.
Other details

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

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