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Albert WATSON

Regimental number2168
Place of birthClunes Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastrycook
Address116 Campbells Crescent, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Watson, 116 Campbells Crescent, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military service18th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 February 1961
Age at death60
Place of burialMurtoa Cemetery, Victoria

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