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Clement Gordon Watson

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  • Service number
    68640 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clement Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Watson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    68640 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW2 Journalist AWMM
    • WW2 Journalist AWMM
    • WW2 Journalist AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown 36 St Kevins Arcade, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown 36 St Kevins Arcade, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown 36 St Kevins Arcade, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss I.E.S. Watson (aunt), 4 Hinemoa Flats, Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Miss I.E.S. Watson (aunt), 4 Hinemoa Flats, Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Miss I.E.S. Watson (aunt), 4 Hinemoa Flats, Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown Single AWMM
    • Unknown Single AWMM
    • Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    68640 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • WW2 Private AWMM
        36 Infantry Battalion AWMM
        Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM
      • WW2 Private AWMM
        36 Infantry Battalion AWMM
        Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM
      • WW2 Private AWMM
        Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
        Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

    Prisoner of war

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    • Capture details
    • Days interned
    • Liberation date
    • POW liberation details
    • POW serial number

    Medical history

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    • Medical notes
      Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      Private AWMM
      27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Son of Reginald Beresford Spencer Watson and Roberta Agnes Watson, of Wellington. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      33 AWMM
    • Date of death
      17 April 1945 AWMM
    • Cause of death
      Killed in Action AWMM
    • Place of death
      Italy AWMM
    • Death notes
      Italy AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
    • Grave reference
      VI. G. 22. AWMM
    • Memorial name
    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary

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    Sources

    Sources

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    • External links
      Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
      http://www.cwgc.org
      Sources Used
    • Documents
      • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
        WW2 7: WW2 147 AWMM
      • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
        WW2 9: WW2 416 AWMM
      • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
        WW2 15: WW2 148 AWMM