Name: Private William Watson 42216
Date of Birth: 30.9.1896
Address: Edward Street, Anstey
Occupation before the war: Shoe Hand
George b.1879 | Rachael b1881 | John b.1882 | Frances b.1886 | David b.1888
Sarah b.1890 | Herbert Eli b.1893 | Thomas b.1899
Date Died: 31.10.1918
Place of Death: Arras
Place of Burial/Memorial:
Vi C 10, Harlebeke New British Cemetery
Cause of death: Killed in action
King’s Own Scottish Borderers
British War Medal
Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)
- Married Alice Elizabeth Wain on 30thJanuary 1915 and had a son, Alfred born 1915.
- Conscripted in to the army at Leicester in 1916.
- Firstly in Highland Light Infantry and then transferred to King’s Own Scottish Borders.