We remember George Walker Watson

We remember George Walker Watson

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Elizabeth Walker EW Watson Source:8626091 1885
1887
sibling Alexandrina A Watson Source:8626091 1887
1890
sibling Christina C Watson Source:8626091 1890
1891
sibling Alexander A Watson Source:8626091 1891
1894
birth Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:9528025 Source:7734212 5th November 1894
1898
sibling Grace G Watson Source:8626091 1898
1913
employment Clerk Bank of Liverpool United Kingdom Source:9009650 6th June 1913
1913
enlistment Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:9009650 6th June 1913
1914
employment Bank Employee Bank of Liverpool Limited Prenton, Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:9050258 April 1914
1915
commission Source:4650210 19th August 1915
1916
theatres Egypt :4 Source:4650210 2nd January 1916 - 29th December 1916
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps Source:9009662 December 1916
1916
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers Source:9009662 29th December 1916
1916
dates Age 22 Source:7734212 29th December 1916
1916
death Accidently killed in aero accident. Egypt Source:7734212 Source:4650210 29th December 1916
employment Bank Employee Bank of Liverpool Limited Prenton, Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:9050251
burial Cairo War Memorial Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Egypt F. 177 Source:7734212
service British Army Second Lieuteant Royal Welsh Fusiliers Source:9009655
education Birkenhead Institute Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:8780533
service British Army Private 1503 Cheshire Regiment Source:9009655

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Walker
Initials GW
Last Name Watson
Source 4650210
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
27 Harland Road, Tranmere, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 1901-04-02
36 Elm Grove, Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 1503 Cheshire Regiment Private
British Army Royal Welsh Fusiliers Second Lieuteant
British Army Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Watson father
Elizabeth Brown Walker mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Walker Watson sister 1885
Alexandrina Watson sister 1887
Christina Watson sister 1890
Alexander Watson brother 1891
Grace Watson sister 1898
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-08-19 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-12-29 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription les46001
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Yvonne27542
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Ann44322
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Trevor65535
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Ancestry link to 1901 Census Alun44477
Commonwealth War Graves Record Alun44477
Find my Past Link to School Admission Registers Alun44477

Multimedia

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Birkenhead Institute Roll of Honour Alun44477
Copy of discharge paper from Cheshire Regt. Alun44477
Portrait of G W Watson Alun44477
Obituary Alun44477
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477
Birkenhead News Extract Alun44477
Bank of Liverpool Active Service roll 1914-15 James201
Original Bank of Liverpool & Martins WW1 Memorial James201
Service Roll of Martins Bank - Cover James201
Service Roll of Martins Bank - Title Page James201
Detail page from Service Roll of Martins Bank James201

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We remember George Walker Watson

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