Roll of Honour James Watherston

Service number 4250
Rank Private
Unit 12th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 19 August 1916
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in action
Place of Association Port Lincoln, South Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Courcelette British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

James Watherston's name is located at panel 67 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

James Watherston's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 19 May 2023 at 5:49am
  • Tue 01 August 2023 at 2:57am
  • Wed 04 October 2023 at 1:20am
  • Thu 04 January 2024 at 4:41am
  • Sat 04 May 2024 at 10:28pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.