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|Army number=4455776
 
|Army number=4455776
 
|Rank=Pte
 
|Rank=Pte
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|Date of birth=Born 1916/17.
 
|Age=23
 
|Age=23
|Unit=DLI, 1 TS
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|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early May 1939.  Posted ? 9th Bn DLI.  Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939.  Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS.  Served BEF.  KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority Casualty L.
|Died/Killed in action=20/5/1940 00:00:00
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|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939.
|Home address=Son of William and Martha Watson, Gateshead.
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|Died/Killed in action=20-May-40.
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|Home address=Son of William and Martha Watson, Gateshead.  Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 14, [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.
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|Image Name=Watson_W_4455776.JPG
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|Image Title=Pte W Watson's CWGC headstone.
 
|Source table=1TS
 
|Source table=1TS
 
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Revision as of 17:47, 18 April 2018

Personnel Entry

Pte W Watson's CWGC headstone.
Pte W Watson's CWGC headstone.

Name Watson William
Army number 4455776
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born 1916/17.
Age 23
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early May 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority Casualty L.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Son of William and Martha Watson, Gateshead. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 14, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS