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George WATSON

Regimental number959
Place of birthBothwell Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBothwell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Watson, Clifton Vale via Elderslie, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 November 1916
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row I, Grave 41), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
148
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur James and Maude WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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