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Richard WATSON

Regimental number660
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBenarkin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Watson, Benarkin GPO, Benarkin Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave 164), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann E WATSON.

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