We remember Kenneth Clennell Watson

We remember Kenneth Clennell Watson

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1881
sibling William George Douglas Watson Source:9338604 1881
1895
birth Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9338604 1895
1895
sibling Patrick Balfour Watson Source:9338604 1895
1912
employment Apprentice Engineer Cochrane Company factory Newbie, Annan, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9338604 1912 - August 1914
1914
enlistment Scotland United Kingdom Source:9338604 August 1914
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant 10th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Source:9338604 August 1914 - August 1915
1914
commission Temporary Source:9338604 September 1914
1915
service British Army Lieutenant 10th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Source:9338604 August 1915 - 11th April 1917
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9338604 August 1915 - July 1916
1916
hospitalisation Gassed and Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:9338604 July 1916 - February 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9338604 February 1917 - 11th April 1917
1917
missing Missing in action in the Arras Sector after returning to his regiment only a few weeks before from a Glasgow hospital, after being gassed and wounded in July 1916. His name is on the Arras Memorial Source:9338604 11th April 1917
1917
dates Age 22 Source:9338604 11th April 1917
education Early education Annan Academy Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9338604
education Further education Warriston College Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9338604
service British Army Private 1465 Territorial Army 5th King's Own Scottish Borderers TA Source:9338604
1917
death Killed in Action Having been gassed, wounded and then hospitalised at Glasgow in July 1916, he returned to the front at Arras in Feb 1917. He was missing in action on 11 April 1917 The Arras Sector France Source:9338604 11th April 1917
burial Faubourg D'amiens British Cemetery, Arras CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Western Arras France Source:9338604

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Kenneth Clennell
Initials KC
Last Name Watson
Source 4653408
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1465 Territorial Army 5th King's Own Scottish Borderers TA Private
British Army 10th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army 10th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Elizabeth Watson, born Clennell mother
Charles Watson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William George Douglas Watson brother 1881
Patrick Balfour Watson brother 1895

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Scottish Military Research Group records David35484

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Lieutenant Kenneth Clennell Watson David35484
The Annan river and town, Dumfriesshire, Scotland David35484
Apprentice Engineers at Cochran(e) Company today David35484
Watson family group at Greencroft, Annan, 1914 David35484
Lieut Kenneth Clennell Watson in the trenches 1915 David35484
Faubourg d'Amiens Memorial Cemetery, Arras, France David35484
Tablet at the British Memorial Cemetery at Arras David35484

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