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Joseph William WATSON

Regimental number1087
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address212 McKenzie Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J R Watson, 212 McKenzie Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Amelia WATSON
Discharge date23 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 23 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 25 December 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (appointment terminated), Melbourne, 23 February 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 December 1935
Age at death45
Place of burialGranville Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON Joseph William

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