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Basil Percy WATSON

Regimental number1052
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
Address626 Drummond Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinAda Jean Watson, 626 Drummond Street, North Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1916
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave 14), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Sophia J WATSON.

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