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Alfred William Frederick WATSON

Regimental number2892
Date of birth19 June 1889
Place of birthWanna, South Australia
SchoolWanna State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrickstone via Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Watson, Seaforth, Parr Street, Petershead, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Gassed, invalided to Australian Base Hospital, France; wounded, 11 August 1918, invalided to Southwark Hospital, England; discharged August 1919 as medically unfit.

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