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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private Henry (Harry) Watson

1889
Born
13/9/1914
Enlisted in the AIF, 1st Reinforcements, 7th Battalion, aged 25
22/12/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT Themistocles
Wounded in action at Gallipoli
31/8/1915
Admitted to the 3rd Field Ambulance, Advanced Dressing Station
1/9/1915
Transferred to a Casualty Clearing Station - diarrhoea and wounded leg
5/9/1915
Admitted to the 1st Australian General Hospital, Egypt
22/10/1915
Transferred to Suez Convalescent Camp - rigid knee
31/10/1915
Embarked for Australia aboard the Aeneas for six months change - struck off strength of the 7th Battalion
26/11/1915
Returned to Australia
6/6/1916
Returned to duty
11/9/1916
Re-embarked aboard the HMAT A14 Euripides with the 20th Reinforcements, 7th Battalion
26/10/1916
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
19/11/1916 - 16/1/1917
Admitted to hospital
9/3/1918
Rejoined unit in the field
23/8/1918
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to the wrist
24/8/1918
Admitted to the 1st Australian Field Ambulance then the 53rd Casualty Clearing Station
25/8/1918
Transferred to the 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, France
15/9/1918
Transferred to a Convalescent Depot
8/10/1918
Discharged to Base Details
14/10/1918
Rejoined unit in the field
24/11/1918
Proceeded on escort duty
1/2/1919
Rejoined unit
21/3/1919
Returned to England
12/5/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Soudan
29/6/1919
Returned to Australia
21/8/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1944
Died at South Melbourne, VIC, aged 55

Last updated by lee, Fri, 30 Apr 2021 14:48:20