|Place of birth||Penrith, Cumberland, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||127 Victoria Street, Ballarat East, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||44.3|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Mary Margaret Watson, 127 Victoria Street, Ballarat East, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/56/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||39th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Mericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave 6), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Mary Lowthian WATSON|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 25 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 February 1917; taken on strength, 39th Bn, in the field, 25 March 1917.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 June 1917 (bruised left side); discharged to duty, 14 June 1917.
On leave to England, 10 January 1916; rejoined Bn from leave, 26 January 1918.
Killed in action, 9 April 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Place of birth incorrectly entered on RecordSearch as Penrith, New South Wales.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WATSON Thomas|