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Claude Edmond Watchorn

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Claude Edmond Watchorn

June 17, 1918

Military Service




Air Force


Royal Air Force

Additional Information

Born at Merrickville, Ontario. Son of George E. and Juliana Watchorn of Calgary, Alberta. He is commemorated on a plaque in Holy Trinity Chruch, Merrickville.

Commemorated on Page 595 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cheshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

The South End

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Merrickville Remembers– This project was sponsored jointly by the Canadian Legion Branch 245 and the Merrickville District Community Health Centre.  Serving on the Committee were Jack Jessop, Past President of Legion Branch 245;  Joyce McKay, who lost a brother in the Second World War;  Peter McKenna, Executive Director of Merrickville and District Community Health Centre;  and Jack Wilcox, who upon discharge from the Canadian Army in 1945, prepared the Sydney Academy Memorial Booklet honouring the students of the Academy who gave their lives in the Second World War.
  • Memorial Page– Claude Watchorn is honoured on page 25 of the Merrickville Remembers booklet, published in January 2003.
  • Photo of Claude Watchorn

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