Shipwright 2nd Class Joseph Watson

Royal Navy, HMS Invincible

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 28)

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Record:
WATSON, JOSEPH
Additional information:
Son of John W. and Sarah Watson, of 71, Fulwell Rd., Monkwearmouth, Sunderland.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
20.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant J H Watson
Context:
commander
Date:
26 May 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 91)
Name:
Lieutenant Watson
Context:
returned_posted
Date:
5 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 1 Field Ambulance. (page 267)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C E S Watson
Context:
joined
Date:
28 May 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1 Battalion East Lancashire Regiment (page 305)