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Thomas Richard WATSON

Regimental number2651
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressIron Knob, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas William Watson, Iron Knob, South Australia
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1947 Pte John Francis WATSON, 5th Pioneer Battalion, deceased 29 April 1916.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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