William Webster Watt

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Leek, Staffordshire
  • Service no: 201737
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: North Staffordshire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 14.03.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Shrine Cemetery, Bucquoy
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1889
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Hospital Orderly, St Edwards Mental Hospital, Cheddleton, Staffs
  • Mother:

    Anne Watt, 133 Ann St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Archibald Watt

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Webster Watt

William is remembered on the St. Edwards Mental Hospital, Cheddleton, War Memorial. His mother Anne was a boardinghouse keeper at 59 Constitution St, Dundee.

Next of kin listed as Agnes Watt, 12 Deedes St, Cootdyke, Airdrie.

William Webster Watt   201737   North Stafford Regiment

WATT—Killed in action, March 14th, 1917, Private Wm. Webster Watt, North Stafford Regiment, aged 28 years, youngest son of the late Archibald Watt and Mrs Watt, 133 Hilltown, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 14th April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Dona Robertson and Michael Caldwell

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