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William Lyall WATSON

Regimental number4558
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMiner
AddressRhodesia Minter Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Miss A Watson, Rhodesia Minter Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Nicolson and Alice Jane WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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