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Errol Sydney WATKINS

Regimental number1318
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner's machinist
Address42 Bondi Road, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs W E Watkins, 42 Bondi Road, Bondi, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Errol Sidney Watkins on NR
Place of burialVis-En-Artois British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave 5), Heucourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary Elizabeth and Charles Smith WATKINS.

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