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William George WATSON

Regimental number471
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoongara Street, West Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Watson, Woongara Street, West Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 12 April 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Lydia WATSON.

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