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Oswald WATSON

Regimental number5
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSurveyor
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, W J Watson, 'Gainsborough', Smith Street, Roselle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years 5 months in the Survey Corps, Permanent Forces
Enlistment date18 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 November 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameSurvey Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number34/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 15 December 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 16 January 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Rollsurvey Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON Oswald

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