We remember Mark Sanderson Watson

We remember Mark Sanderson Watson

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Chester, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8822285 Source:8818224 15th May 1895
1896
sibling Robert Simpson RS Watson Source:8818232 1896
1903
education Birkenhead Institute Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:8759458 1903
1917
death Killed in Action Killed in action near Kut, 11th January 1917 while leading his men against Turkish positions on the right bank of the Tigris Mesopotamia Iraq Source:7443039 Source:8822285 11th January 1917
burial Basra Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Iraq Source:7443039
education M.A. Glasgow University Glasgow United Kingdom Source:8822273
education Hillhead High School Glasgow United Kingdom Source:8822276
education Morgan Acadamy Dundee United Kingdom Source:8822273
service British Army Second Lieutenant Highland Light Infantry Source:8822297
service British Army Second Lieutenant Highland Light Infantry Source:8822285
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:7443039
sibling Isabel H IH Watson Source:8818224

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Mark Sanderson
Initials MS
Last Name Watson
Source 4653658
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
13 Oakfield Road, LIverpool United Kingdom parents address known 1901-04-02
7 Burton Crescent, Headingly, Leeds United Kingdom parents address known 1915-06-17
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army Highland Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
British Army Highland Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabel Watson mother
Rev. Richard W Watson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabel H Watson sister
Robert Simpson Watson brother 1896
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915 Methodist

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Ancestry link to 1901 Census Alun44477
Ancestry link to Birth Records Alun44477
Hillhead High School War Memorial Volume entry Alun44477
London Gazette Entry Alun44477

Multimedia

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Birkenhead Institute Roll of Honour Alun44477
Portrait in uniform of M S Watson Alun44477
Commission Application Alun44477
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477

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