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Sherwood Alexander WATSON

Regimental number4934
Place of birthWaitara, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSailor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr A Watson, Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Mary Ann WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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