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Reuben WATT

Regimental number865
Place of birthRochester, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height6' 0"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinJohn Watt, Rochester, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date23 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2783 Lance Corporal Arthur WATT, 5th Division Train, returned to Australia, 20 July 1919; 1400 Pte David WATT, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 29 July 1915; 1067 Pte Harold WATT, 14th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 7 January 1919; 819 Sergeant Oswald WATT, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 February 1964
Place of burialRochester Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATT Reuben

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