David B. Watson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 35160
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gloucestershire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extention
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.F.17. (near this spot)

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 21 King Street, Broughty Ferry.
  • Occupation: Gardener
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Wife, St Mary’s Pl, King St, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about David B. Watson

David Watson   35160   Gloucestershire Regiment

Mrs Watson, St Mary’s Place, King Street, Broughty Ferry, yesterday received official notification that her husband, Private David Watson, R.E., attached Gloucestershire Regiment, was killed in action on 22nd March.  He was a gardener in Broughty Ferry when he enlisted, and has left a widow and one child.

Dundee Courier 9th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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