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Alfred Ernest WATSON

Regimental number1874
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Address92 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinVera Mary Gaunt Watson, 92 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateDied as a result of accident 17 September 1916
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave 3), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph William and Mary WATSON.

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