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Harold Ernest WATTS

Regimental number12315
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPaddington Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressDarlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Watts, 9 Taylor Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Service Corps July 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/108/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death23
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth and Ernest WATTS.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATTS Harold Ernest

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