Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Henry Watson

In memory of:

Private John Henry Watson

June 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

444622

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

60th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 4, 1885

Son of Angus and Charlotte Watson (nee Murphy).

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY (ENCLOSURE 4)
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Enclosure No.4 XII. K. 32.

Location:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY ENCLOSURE NO.4 is located 2.5 Km south of Ieper town centre. The cemetery lies on the Rijselseweg (N365), the road connecting Ieper to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km after this crossroads on the left hand side of the Rijselseweg.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of John Henry Watson
  • Family photo– Jenny Watson/Christian Campbell Wedding Party Nov. 28, 1906. L-R: Thomas F. Watson and brother John Henry "Jack" Watson, Irene Gordon Gunn Campbell and sister Edina Gunn Campbell.

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