We remember William Albert Watkins

We remember William Albert Watkins

Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Stourbridge, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8489416 1893
1911
employment Miner Lochgelly Coal Compny United Kingdom Source:8489416 23rd January 1911
1911
enlistment Cowdenbeath, Fife United Kingdom Source:8489416 23rd January 1911
1911
service British Army Private 1396 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8489416 23rd January 1911
1911
location 54 Union St, Cowdenbeath, Fife United Kingdom Source:8489416 23rd January 1911
1915
service British Army Private 1396 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8489412 2nd May 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8489412 2nd May 1915 - 19th June 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded - GSW Left Thigh Hospital/Institution Source:8489416 16th June 1915
1916
discharge Source:4644670 23rd January 1916
1916
service British Army Private Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Source:8489475 1916
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 28619 King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Battalion. Source:8489446 May 1917
service British Army Private 1396 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 3/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8489416
service British Army Private 28619 King's Own Scottish Borderers Source:8489445
1917
death Killed in Action Source:8489440 Source:8489446 8th May 1917
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:8489440

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Albert
Initials WA
Last Name Watkins
Source 8489440
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
54 Union St, Cowdenbeath, Fife United Kingdom known 23rd January 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1396 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Private
British Army 1396 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Private
British Army 1396 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 3/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Private
British Army 28619 King's Own Scottish Borderers Private
British Army Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Private
British Army 28619 King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Battalion. Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Benjamin Watkins father
Harriet mother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Brown Black
DateHeightSource
1916-01-23 5'7"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Fife3190
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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War Diary of the 1/7th Royal Highlanders Fife3190
Article on death in local paper Fife3190

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