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Edward John WATSON

Regimental number30568
Place of birthMaidstone Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationQuarryman
AddressSteen Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Watson, Steen Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry
Enlistment date19 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 21, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/131/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919

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