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Norman Roy WATTS

Regimental number1362
Place of birthLittlehampton, South Australia
SchoolMount Barker and Littlehampton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height6' 0"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Francis Watts, Littlehampton, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, Mount Barker, South Australia.
Enlistment date13 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22.11
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row N, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Luke T and Frances WATTS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6664 Pte Luke Theophilus John WATTS, Australian Corps Work Party, returned to Australia, 13 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915 (bullet wound, back).

Reported missing in action, 11 April 1917; subsequently reported killed in action, 11 April 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATTS Norman Roy

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