Private John Cochrane Watson

King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

Died: Saturday 12 May 1917 (aged 23)

Connected records

Record:
WATSON, JOHN COCHRANE
Additional information:
Husband of Jennie Watson, of 61, North Rd., Carnforth, Lancs.
Cemetery:
ARRAS MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Bay 2.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Private C Watson
Context:
award
Date:
9 May 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Honourable Artillery Company (page 38)
Name:
casualty_wounded Second Lieutenant Watson
Context:
Date:
10 May 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (page 214)
Name:
Lieutenant G C Watson
Context:
joined
Date:
16 May 1917
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers (page 445)