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John Alfred WATSON

Regimental number57468
Date of birth9 January 1900
Place of birthQuambatook, Victoria
Occupation Boiler maker
AddressAlbert Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William Watson, Albert Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date16 January 1918
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date25 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egpyt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 25 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON John Alfred

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