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William John WATSON

Regimental number2649
Place of birthDunolly Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressDumbleyung, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Blanche Eva Watson, Dumbleyung, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917

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