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Edward Henry WATTS

Regimental number63799
Place of birthClifton, Bristol, England
SchoolSaint Georges Boys School, Brandow Hill, Bristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationManufacturer
AddressSummer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Watts, 65 Werberg Park, Ashley Vale, Bristol, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 35
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 26 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row J, Grave 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fanny WATTS.

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