Eric Douglas WATSON

WATSON, Eric Douglas

Service Number: 1762
Enlisted: 21 July 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bundaberg, Qld., 1897
Home Town: Bundaberg, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Employee
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 April 1918
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
VI I 17, Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bargara Sandhills Honour Roll, Barolin State School HR, Bundaberg War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1762, 31st Infantry Battalion
3 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, 1762, 31st Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Kyarra embarkation_ship_number: A55 public_note: ''
3 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, 1762, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
5 Apr 1918: Involvement Sergeant, 1762, 47th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1762 awm_unit: 47th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1918-04-05

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of David and Maria WATSON