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WATT, Alexander
(Service number 57775)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin James Watt (father) Wendon Valley, Southland
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 33rd Reinforcements, Mounted Rifle Brigade
Date 13 November 1917
Transport HMNZT 98, Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 14 July 1918 Age 27
Place of Death Palestine
Cause killed in action
Notices Otago Daily Times , Issue 17378, 27 July 1918, Page 6
Memorial or Cemetery Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Memorial Reference J 6
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of James and Christina Watt, Waimea Plains, Southland

Sources

war record not open in Archways

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Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

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