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Alexander Robert WATSON

Regimental number5121
Place of birthGrantville Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGlen Forbes, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Watson, Glen Forbes, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 January 1944

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