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Ernest Saml WATSON

Regimental number7610
Place of birthGuildford Surrey England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraughtsman and surveyor
Address10 Ardmillan Street, Moonee Ponds
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Saml Watson, 34 Middle Road, Bournemouth, Hants, England
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Divisional Signal Company 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board R.M.S. Orontes on 20 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918

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