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James Alfred WATSON

Regimental number984
Place of birthSunderland England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
AddressDover, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rosina Watson, Dover, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Date of death15 April 1917
Age at death29
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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