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Full Name
Clement Gordon Watson
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Clement Gordon
Surname
Watson
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
68640
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
  • Private
  • Private
  • Private
Occupation before Enlistment
  • Journalist
  • Journalist
  • Journalist
Next of Kin
  • Miss I.E.S. Watson (aunt), 4 Hinemoa Flats, Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Miss I.E.S. Watson (aunt), 4 Hinemoa Flats, Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Miss I.E.S. Watson (aunt), 4 Hinemoa Flats, Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
  • Single
  • Single
  • Single
Enlistment Address
  • 36 St Kevins Arcade, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 36 St Kevins Arcade, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 36 St Kevins Arcade, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
  • 36 Battalion
  • 36 Battalion
  • Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
  • WW2 7
  • WW2 9
  • WW2 15
Page on Nominal Roll
  • WW2 147
  • WW2 416
  • WW2 148
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
27 (Machine Gun) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
17 April 1945
Age at Death
33
Year of Death
1945
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Faenza War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
VI. G. 22.
Biographical Notes
Son of Reginald Beresford Spencer Watson and Roberta Agnes Watson, of Wellington.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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