Private James Watson

South African Infantry

Died: Tuesday 18 July 1916 (aged 45)

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Record:
WATSON, JAMES
Additional information:
Son of James and Mary Ann Davidson Watson. Born at Brechin, Scotland. Enlisted in Lovat's Scouts, 1901. Served in the South African Campaign. Re-enlisted, Aug., 1914, also served in German South West Africa.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 4 C.
Country:
South African

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Name:
Lieutenant Watson
Context:
commander
Date:
21 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 119)