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Eric Douglas WATSON

Regimental number1762
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
AddressBarolin Road, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, David Watson, Barolin Road, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1919
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row I, Grave 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Maria WATSON.

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