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George Herbert WATSON

Regimental number1652
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Watson, Yornaning, GS Railway, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 February 1916
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave 317), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Alice Willox WATSON.

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