This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Glasgow
- Service no: 6402
- Rank: Guardsman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 18.11.1914
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III. A. 54.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Keith
- Address: 79 Princes St, Dundee
- Occupation: Railway Worker
Mary Watt, Main St, Newmill, Keith
John Watt, Main St, Newmill, Keith
Margaret Anderson or Watt (Partner) 24 Ferndale Ave, Toronto, Canada
1 Daughter (name unknown)
More about George Watt
George was the brother of Pte Robert Watt, 265562, 1/6th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who was killed in action, 23.04.1917.
George Watt 6402 Scots Guards
FIFE RAILWAY EMPLOYEE DIES OF WOUNDS.
A sad bereavement has befallen Mrs Watt, who is at present residing with Mrs Crombie at 72 King Street, Dundee. A short time ago her baby died, and now she has received intimation that her husband, Private George Watt, of the Scots Guards, succumbed on 18th November to wounds received in action.
Private Watt, who belonged to Keith, Banffshire, was a reservist, and previous to the war he was employed as keeper of the railway gates at Mount Melville, by St Andrews.
Mrs Watt is left with a little girl eight years of age.
Dundee Courier 8th January 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, Pension Record image courtesy of WFA
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