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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Non-commissioned officers and men of the 3rd Australian General Hospital in fancy dress costumes on the third anniversary of their leaving Australia, 11 May 1918.  Cpl T N Watson is in the front row, second from the right. Australian War Memorial Collection E02173.


Watson T N        Pte    8379    Thomas Norman       2 Field Amb    21    Clerk    Single    Pres

Address:    Essendon, Brewster St, 79   

Next of Kin:    Watson, W, father, 79 Brewster St, Essendon   

Enlisted:    14 Jul 1915      

Embarked:     A31 Ajana 13 Dec 1916

Prior service:     17 AAMC


Harold Snape's Diary, 1915 - 30 Apr 1916



Saturday Feb 12 " Caught 10 a..m. train to Cairo arr. About 2 p.m. Booked bed at Tewficks. Dinner at Samuel’s. Went out to Zeitown to Bob. Slept there. Saw Tom Watson. Met Jim Teolin in train going down. Met Len Tyzack & Bert Tilby* in Cairo. [*This might be Birtram Tilley whom he would have known from Christ Church, Essendon].


War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall R-Y

St John's Presbyterian Church, Essendon

Essendon State School 

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours 

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