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Richard Alexander WATTS

Regimental number1667
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationG.P.O. mechanic
AddressColton, West Coast, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Isabella Watts, 182 Brighton Road, St. Croydon, Surrey, England
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 January 1982

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