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William Bain Watson

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Headstone, O'Neills Point Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, O'Neills Point Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Bain AWMM
  • Surname
    Watson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 7375 AWMM
    • WWI 24265 AWMM
    • South African 1823 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1876 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Cecil Lucy Watson (wife), Thackeray Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 August 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Baker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    1918, Somme wounded AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander MacFarlane Watson and Jessie Watson.

    Husband of Cecil Lucy Watson (nee Amesbury).

    Established the Stanley Bay Bus Company, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Row S. Plot 24 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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