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Robert Alfred WATSON

Regimental number1344
Place of birthJamieson Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrazier
AddressSpring Plain, Millie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1917
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row F, Grave 6), Palestine.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Robert and Janet WATSON.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1340 Sergeant John Robert WATSON, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.

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