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Rupert WATSON

Regimental number29378
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTobacconist
AddressAllison Road, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Watson, c/o Boys' Industrial Home, Gosford, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 June 1971

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