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William Harold WATSON

Regimental number42B
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
OccupationChauffeur, mechanic
AddressJulia via Eudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.5
Height5' 5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs T A J Watson, Julia PO, Julia via Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transport Driver
Unit nameAMC Motor Drivers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 28 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll42
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date6 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Maine', 23 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 6 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON William Harold

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