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James WATSON

Regimental number2464
Place of birthNelson New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinCousin, Percy Verry, Fielding, New Zealand
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll548
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 July 1977

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