|Place of birth||Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||90 Curtiss Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Watt, 90 Curtiss Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 3.5 years in the Senior Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/37/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||56th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of burial||Anzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 6), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to, and proceeded to 56th Bn from 5th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; taken on strength of 56th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged and rejoined 56th Bn, 11 March 1916 (influenza).
Admitted to No 13 Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, 27 March 1916, as was unfit for march; sent to 5th Divisional Details, date not stated; rejoined 56th Bn, Ferry Post, 8 April 1916.
Found guilty, 25 May 1916, of (1) disobeying an order of a NCO, (2) using obscene language to a NCO: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916; admitted to No 14 Field Ambulance, 20 July 1916.
Died of wounds, No 14 Field Ambulance, 20 July 1916.
Buried at Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W.M. Holliday, 20 July 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WATT James|