We remember William Milward Watson

We remember William Milward Watson

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Timeline

1864
birth Magodo India Source:7724529 Source:7728652 31st January 1864
1878
education Haileybury College Hertford United Kingdom Source:7724529 January 1878 - December 1881
1879
sibling Edward Herbert Watson Source:7737292 4th July 1879
1885
service British Army Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Source:7728658 7th February 1885
1885
commission Regular Source:7728658 7th February 1885
1887
service British Army Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment - Attached Indian Staff Corps Source:7728660 6th May 1887
1887
service British Army Supernumerary Lieutenant (DWR) and Probationer (ISC) Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment - Attached to Indian Staff Corps Source:7728673 19th October 1887
1891
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Source:7728652 2nd March 1891
1891
location Fulford, York United Kingdom military residence address Source:7728652 1891
1900
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7737252 11th July 1900
1900
service British Army Major Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment Source:7728653 29th November 1900
1903
appointments Commandant - Shanghai Volunteer Corps Source:7737253 1903 - 1908
1905
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment - Attached Shanghai Volunteer Corps Source:7728684 3rd May 1905
1911
location Ambala India military residence address Source:7728653 1911
1912
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7737263 February 1912
1912
appointments Battalion Commander - 2nd Duke of Wellington's Own Source:7737263 February 1912 - March 1912
1912
appointments Battalion Commander - 1st Duke of Wellington's Own Source:7737263 March 1912 - 31st December 1915
1912
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7737263 March 1912 - 31st December 1915
1916
service Indian Army Brigadier General Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment (Attached Rawalpindi (Infantry) Brigade) Source:7737249 1st January 1916
1918
service British Army Brigadier General West Riding Regiment Source:7728689 1918
1918
discharge Source:7737249 11th December 1918
education Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:7728658
1940
death Source:7724529 2nd September 1940
awards British South Africa Company Medal Other War Service Award Source:7728689
awards China War Medal Other War Service Award Source:7728689
sibling Reginald George Watson Source:7737309
service British Army Brigadier General Special List and Staff Source:4656999

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Milward
Initials WM
Last Name Watson
Source 4656999
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ambala India military residence address known 1911
Fulford, York United Kingdom military residence address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Special List and Staff Brigadier General
British Army Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment - Attached Indian Staff Corps Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment - Attached to Indian Staff Corps Supernumerary Lieutenant (DWR) and Probationer (ISC)
British Army Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment - Attached Shanghai Volunteer Corps Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment Major
British Army West Riding Regiment Brigadier General
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Indian Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment (Attached Rawalpindi (Infantry) Brigade) Brigadier General
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British South Africa Company Medal Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
China War Medal Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
General Edward Dayot Watson father
Adelaide Penelope Barnes mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Herbert Watson brother 4th July 1879
Reginald George Watson CMG brother

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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Haileybury Register Beverly42842
Great War Infantry Commanders M2740
London Gazette Entry - Commission (1885) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Posting (1887) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1891) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Posting (1887) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1905) M2740
Edinburgh Gazette Entry - Promotion (1901) M2740
Medal Entitlement M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Retirement (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Mentioned in Dispatches (1900) M2740
Shanghai Volunteer Corps Centenary Dinner Souvenir M2740
History of the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment: 1st & 2nd Battalions : 1881-1923 M2740
Afghan Campaigns of 1878, 1880: Biographical Division M2740
London Gazette Entry - Retirement of Father (1888) M2740
The Tablet - R. G. Watson (Brother) Obituaty M2740

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Brig Gen W M Watson M2740

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