Watson William Pte 4455776

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Personnel Entry

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

Name Watson William
Army number 4455776
Rank Pte
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.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
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