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William WATT

Regimental number4146
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolFlinders State School, Geelong, VIctoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressFitzroy Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Mr Alexander Watt, Fitzroy Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 December 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres Belgium
Age at death39
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Amelia WATT.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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