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James Fletcher WATSON

Regimental number1317
Date of birth3 March 1887
Place of birthWest Maitland New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFireman
AddressWallis Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs R F Watson, Wallis Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date1 June 1919 - Sydney, New South Wales
Other detailsEnlisted Liverpool, New South Wales: Discharged medically unfit
Date of death9 August 1948

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