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Private J R Watson, killed in action, Dardandelles 19.11.1916
Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Watson, husband of Millicent Watson of 3 Garden Lane, Cleadon, Sunderland.
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.