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Harry James WATTS

Regimental number3216
Place of birthMoss Vale, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressMaleny via Landsborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Watts, Wildes Meadow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 March 1917
Place of death or woundingMilitary Hospital, England
Age at death23
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave 305), North Tidworth, Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Samuel and Mary Jane WATTS.
Family/military connectionsBrother: M.B. Watts, killed in action on 7th May 1917, Bullecourt, France.

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