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WATT, William
(Service number 36502)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm Hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs James Fisher,(friend) Long Beach, Ashburton
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

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

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport HMNZT 75 Waitemata
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion

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 8 October 1918 Age 40
Place of Death Le Cateau, France
Cause killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France
Memorial Reference III. B. 38
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Gleniti War Memorial, Ashburton Warm Memorial Panel 3

Biographical Notes

adopted son of Mrs Jessie Strachan, Hillocks, Tullynessle, Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

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