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Albert WATSON

Regimental number2700
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRon, Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 5.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Watson, Ron's Creek via Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollTrench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 25 August 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON Albert

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