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Albert Victor Watson was born in Ross Creek, and enlisted from there as a labourer on 3rd June 1915. He was 22 and single. He was drafted to the 2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery, with Regimental No. 2700. " During the advance on Herleville Wood on 23rd August 1918 this NCO showed great gallantry, leadership and understanding of military tactics, and was influential in holding a captured position, until he was severely wounded" On 25th August 1918 he died of wounds, and is buried in Daours Communal Cemetery, France.
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