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Name:
Joseph Robert Watson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
JR
Service No.:
18779
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Middleton
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
3rd East Yorks
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, 2 Queen Street
Civilian Employment:
Worked at a school
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Killed in Dardanelles
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Killed in Dardanelles
Death Notice/Obituary:

Teesdale Mercury 15.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 6

Private J R Watson, killed in action, Dardandelles 19.11.1916

Family Details:

Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Watson, husband of Millicent Watson of 3 Garden Lane, Cleadon, Sunderland.

Notes:

Prior to the war Joseph had been employed at the North Eastern Counties School in the position of 'Boots'.

He initially enlisted in the Yorkshire Regiment and sailed to the Dardanelles  just three months before his death.

 

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Sources:
Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Service Number: St Mary's data; Date of Birth: St Mary's data; Place of Birth: St Mary's data; Civilian Employment: St Mary's data; Cause of Death: St Mary's data; Buried: St Mary's data; Date of Death: www.cwgc.org; Buried: www.cwgc.org; Place of Death: www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury 15.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 6; Death Notice / Obituary: Teesdale Mercury 15.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 6; Last Name: Teesdale Mercury 15.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 6;