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Harold Avery WATTS

Regimental number3884
Place of birthDawesley, South Australia
SchoolDawseley Public School, South Australia
OccupationBacon curer
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 2.5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Emily Watts, Milang, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry James and Elizabeth WATTS.
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant F.P. Watts, Flying Corps.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATTS Harold Avery

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