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William Watt ANDERSON

Regimental number153
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
SchoolBlackness Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
Address12 Balgay Avenue, Dundee, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Anderson, 12 Balgay Avenue, Dundee, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of disease 30 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot D, Row I, Grave No. 6), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr R.J. and Helen ANDERSON, Dundee, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of dysentery.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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