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Private 4051

45th Battalion

Ariah Park

His sister, Mrs. Ada Tilton of Woolamai South Gippsland

27/8/1915 Cootamundra New South Wales

Age 24 years and 11 months, 167 pounds, brown eyes and dark hair

Church of England


He was killed in action on 7/9/1916 at Pozieres

He was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery France

Associated with Hallston. The family had land in Allambee South

He is on the Hallston Honour Roll
27/8/15 He enlisted in Cootamundra
30/12/15 He embarked Sydney on the HMAT Medic
On page 21 of his file is a letter from his sister asking about the medals of her two brothers as she is the eldest in the family. The other brother was Norman Henry Watkins, 9th Battalion, who also died. Another relation E J Watkins says he is the eldest in a letter on page 25. On page 26 Ada is told there is no medal for a sister only a mother or widow.



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WATKINS, Albert Ernest

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