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Joseph Martel WATT

Regimental number1756
Place of birthGrenfell, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarrier and share farmer
AddressBrocklehurst, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florentia Watt, Darling Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 January 1916
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Date of death4 July 1920
Place of burialDubbo Cemetery, New South Wales.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date2 February 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 3 July 1917; disembarked Sydney, 29 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 2 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATT Joseph Martel

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