Colonel William Walker Russell Watson

Ranks Held Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Captain, Lieutenant
Birth Date 19 May 1875
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 30 June 1924
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • Overseas Training Brigade
  • 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
  • General List
Place Sydney
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1916-07-13
Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1916-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1919-12-15
Published in London Gazette in 1901-04-16
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-09-21
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-03-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-11-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1919 on page 82 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 892 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    13 July 1916 on page 6955 at position 49
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 November 1916 on page 3234 at position 36
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Overseas Training Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    16 April 1901 on page 2607 at position 22
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 109
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 34
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1916 on page 5555 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 September 1916 on page 2621 at position 25
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    15 December 1919 on page 15578 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 March 1920 on page 393 at position 2
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 19 May 1875
Date of embarkation 08 May 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 22 September 1918
Date of death 30 June 1924