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George WATSON

Regimental number21
Date of birth3 May 1894
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
AddressBrassal, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 7"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thos. Watson, Brassal, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 2nd Field Company Army Engineers, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 163 George WATSON for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON George

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