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Thomas McPherson WATSON

Regimental number7674
Place of birthComrie Perth Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWireless operator
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Walter Watson, Cleattrick Crieff, Scotland
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameWireless Signal Troop Pack 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Squadron, Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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