George Charles WATSON

Regimental number64547
Date of birth9 December 1898
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Ernest Charles Watson, Alma, Houston Street, Quarry Hill, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in Senior Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 June 1918
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Discharge date9 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918.

Taken on strength, 15th Light Horse Regiment, in the field, 7 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dongala', 24 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal,
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATSON George Charles