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William WATTS

Regimental number1638
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressCampbell Street, Birchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Watts, Campbell Street, Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1647
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1440 Pte Leslie James WATTS, 8th bn, returned to Australia, 19 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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