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William John Douglas WATSON

Regimental number3410
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressYolla, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Susan Jones, Yolla, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919

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