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John William Watson

In memory of:

Trooper John William Watson

June 24, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), R.C.A.C.


2nd Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


December 14, 1920
Inverness, Nova Scotia


May 9, 1940
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William Bryce Watson and Edith Eleanor Watson, of Inverness, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 473 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

V, F, 9.


The Assisi War Cemetery forms part of the locality of Rivotorto in the Commune of Assisi, in the Province of Perugia. From Rome, take highway A1, Rome-Milano, come off at Orte and go along the road 75 for Perugia and follow the direction signs for Assisi. Take the road to Rivotorto, and at a crossroad from which a church is visible, turn left. The Assisi War Cemetery is reached after about 500 metres .

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Press Clipping
  • Commemorative Album Cover
  • Commemorative poem
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Photo of Joe and John
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker of Tpr John William Watson in the Assissi War Cemetery, near Assissi, Italy.
  • Epitaph– Epitaph on the grave marker of Tpr John William Watson in the Assissi War Cemetery, near Assissi, Italy.

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