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Oliver Allan WATTS

Regimental number6361
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinet maker
AddressRegatta Road, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.7
Next of kinFather, O.H. Watts, Regatta Road, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date9 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Muriel Mary PIPER, spinster, aged 25, St Laurence Church, Catford, 2 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Katoomba', 8 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 25 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 9 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsHeight and weight not recorded on file.
Date of death24 November 1965
Age at death69
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall A Niche 88), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATTS Oliver Allan

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