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Holiston John WATSON

Regimental number6534
Place of birthWynnum near Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStereotypist
AddressMelton Estate, Nundah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Watson, Burandah Cash Store Annersley Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingNear Amiens, France
Age at death27.9
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Kate WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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