We remember William Watson

We remember William Watson

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1895
birth Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5827032 11th April 1895
1897
sibling James Watson Source:5827032 17th September 1897
1913
location 287 Booth Avenue, Toronto Canada parents address Source:5827032 1913
1915
enlistment Toronto Canada Source:5827032 19th July 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Pte 139708 75th Battalion Source:5827032 20th July 1915 - 4th March 1919
1916
commission Temporary Source:5827032 9th May 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Acting Lance Corporal 139708 75th Battalion Source:5827032 9th May 1916 - 21st June 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5827032 21st June 1916
1916
hospitalisation Gun shot wound to the Right Foot (heel) Hospital/Institution Source:5827032 16th September 1916 - 14th November 1916
1916
hospitalisation Gun shot wound to the left foot Hospital/Institution Source:5827032 17th September 1916
1916
marriage Margaret Harrison Source:5827032 23rd December 1916 - 20th December 1930
1917
location 30 Harrington Street, Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:5827032 February 1917
1917
hospitalisation Large superficial wound on shoulder 8" x 2" Hospital/Institution Source:5827032 11th November 1917 - 18th October 1918
1917
hospitalisation Thigh wound 11" x 4" x 1/2" considerable discharge from the wound. Hospital/Institution Source:5827032 11th November 1917 - 18th October 1918
1917
hospitalisation Medical Case Sheet states: Gun shot wound beginning just behind left ear and coming out over to centre of upper part of neck (through and through) wound 3" x 1" x 1" Hospital/Institution Source:5827032 11th November 1917 - 18th October 1918
1917
hospitalisation Gun shot wound to the right shoulder, neck and left thigh Hospital/Institution Source:5827032 18th November 1917
1918
children Hannah Watson Source:5827032 25th December 1918
1924
children Doris Watson Source:5827032 24th July 1924
1932
marriage Ann Sumner Source:5827032 27th February 1932 - 27th January 1938
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 139708 Source:5827032
employment Rubber Worker Goodridge Tyre Company Leyland, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5827032
location 33 Elgin Street, Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:5827032
location 94 Geoffrey Street, Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:5827032
1938
death Not War Related 1a Syncope 1b Sarcoma right lung (mediastinal) Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5827032 27th January 1938
burial Preston Non-War Cemetery Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5827032

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Watson
Source 5827032
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Watson
Source 5827032
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
287 Booth Avenue, Toronto Canada parents address 1913
30 Harrington Street, Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address February 1917
33 Elgin Street, Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address
94 Geoffrey Street, Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 139708
Canadian Expeditionary Force 139708 75th Battalion Pte
Canadian Expeditionary Force 139708 75th Battalion Acting Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Unknown First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hannah Watson daughter 25th December 1918
Doris Watson daughter 24th July 1924
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Mabel Ablett mother
James Thomas Edward Watson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Watson brother 17th September 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Harrison wife 23rd December 1916
Ann Sumner wife 27th February 1932
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Fair
DateHeightSource
1915-07-19 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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William Watson Val858
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William Shackleton, William Watson (seated) James Val858
Letter explaning 3 soldiers photo Val858
Emigration record: Liverpool to Montreal Canada Val858
Emigration Record 23 May 1913 on the Victorian Val858
4 of the Watson Family Val858
James Thomas Edward Watson and Annie Mabel Ablett Val858
Family Photo Val858
1901 Census Val858
1911 census William Watson with his family Val858

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