David Watson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 29438
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 15th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 23.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XV.G.14.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 28 Polepark Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Jute Dresser
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Watson, 28 Polepark Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about David Watson

David Watson   29438   Royal Scots


Private David Watson, Royal Scots, whose father resides at 28 Polepark Road, Dundee, has been killed in action.

Private Watson, who was 19 years of age, enlisted in November, 1915, and had been in France for almost a year.  In civil life he was employed as a jute-dresser.

Dundee Courier 22nd May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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