John Francis Watson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 81212
  • Rank: Acting Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Unit/Ship: River Sick Convoy Unit
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 2

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Carlisle
  • Address: 119 Blackscroft, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Hannah Watson, 119 Blackscroft, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Christenson (formerly Watson) 119 Blackscroft, Dundee

  • Children:

    John, born 07,05.1907, Elizabeth, born 02.02.1908, Robert, born 24.04.1911 & Angus, born 28.04.1913

More about John Francis Watson

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial. His pension record indicates that it is believed that Johns death was due to drowning.

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