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Richard Victor WATSON

Regimental number357
Place of birthDunedin New Zealand
Address111 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinRichard D Watson, 111 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied accidentally 5 May 1916
Place of burialCity of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, London.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Daniel and Margaret Younger WATSON.

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