|Place of birth||Mount Gambier, South Australia|
|Address||Petersburg, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||41|
|Next of kin||Father, John Watson, Mount Gambier, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Petersburg, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 September 1916.
Marched out to Finance Section, Administrative Headquarters, London, 13 December 1917.
Appointed Temporary Corporal, 11 March 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marmari', 21 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1919, awaiting onward transport to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: overage), Adelaide, 23 March 1919.
War service: 3 years 90 days (of which 2 years 186 days were abroad)Medal: British War Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WATSON George Hector|