Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur William Watson

In memory of:

Private Arthur William Watson

September 13, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

1006264

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

228th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 30, 1877

Son of the late James Watson and of Eliza Watson, of 56, Colney Rd., Dartford, Kent, England.

Commemorated on Page 179 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARRIE UNION CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

South 182. Block D.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Private Arthur W. Watson's grave marker in the Barrie Union Cemetery, 338 Sunnidale Road, Barrie, Ontario.  Private Watson, serving in the 228th Battalion (Northern Fusiliers), died of pneumonia at Camp Borden. A personal message near the bottom of the stone reads: THOUGH FAR FROM HOME NEVER FORGOTTEN.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2015.)
  • Newspaper Clipping– This is an excerpt from an article ("Military Funerals") that appeared in the Northern Advance newspaper (Barrie, Ontario), at page 8, on September 21, 1916.

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