Watson Herbert Pte 4459443

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Personnel Entry

Pte H Watson's CWGC headstone.
Pte H Watson's CWGC headstone.

Name Watson Herbert
Army number 4459443
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1916/17.
Age 23
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no Enlistment Date, but likely to have been Spring/Summer 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, Category "B", Authority L. Casualties.
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 Grandson of George and Mary Ann Watson, High Spen. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row I, Grave 4, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS