Watson John Arthur Pte 4455994

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Name Watson John Arthur
Army number 4455994
Rank Pte
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry 17/5/1939 as a Territorial. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Posted to the 12th Battalion 1/9/1939 on the separation of the first and second-line Battalions. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, Posted 1st Tyneside Scottish. Posted to ? 30th Battalion Black Watch. Transferred to the Gordon Highlanders 18/5/42, Authority: Part II Order 30th 117/42, GORHS Book 358 E/GORDON/4/69, Book missing. Transferred to the Royal Pioneer Corps 12/5/1943. Transferred to the Army Reserve 7/10/1945.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known.
Joined Brigade On mobilisation 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Details to be researched.
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The common nature of this soldier's name, and the resulting range of "possibles" has rendered it difficult to complete the genealogical research. Any family member with information about this soldier is encouraged to contact the Lead Researcher at 70brigade@newmp.org.uk