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William George WATSON

Regimental number1932
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachel Watson, 13 Stanley Street, Queens Road, Battersea, London, England
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rachel WATSON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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