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Robert WATTERSON

Regimental number8201
Place of birthLaxey Isle of Man
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBaker
AddressCalmer Cottage, Sydenham Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kathleen Watterson, Calmer Cottage, Sydenham Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 34th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, for 4 years; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Bakery, 19th Company, Army Service Corps, 1st Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBony, near St Quentin, France
Age at death23.7
Place of burialSte Emilie Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Catherine Lydia WATTERSON.

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