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Alfred WATT

Place of birthPort Victoria, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address242 Barkly Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adelaide Watt, 242 Barkly Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed during Boer War
Enlistment date22 December 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 23 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Sinai
Age at death28
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave 3), Palestine.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Isabella WATT.

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