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George Williamson WATSON

Regimental number2874
Place of birthKensington Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJeweller
AddressGordon Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Watson, Gordon Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1916
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave 19), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Helen WATSON.

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