David Watt

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/2536
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.07.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Fouquires Churchyard Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh
  • Address: 18 William St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Thomas Watt, 1 Strathmore St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    George, James, Robert & Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Watt

FIVE FIGHTING BROTHERS. Another magnificent Dundee record is that of the Watt family of five brothers, most of whom have been in the thick of the fighting since the outbreak of war. Reading from left to right the names are: – Sergeant Thomas Watt, 18th Hussars; Private David Watt, 1st Black Watch (killed); Private Robert Watt, 4th Black Watch; Sergeant James Watt, 2nd Seaforths; and P.O. George Watt, of H.M.S. Vulcan. The People’s Journal, Saturday, 21 August 1915, 9

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